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Ephesians (2010)


Often called the "Queen of the Epistles", this is a work of poetic sense and very deep understanding of the nature of Christ.

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Ephesians 1:1-14 Blessings - Paul begins the Queen of Epistles by explaining the spiritual blessings we receive in Christ.
Ephesians 1:15-23 Intercession in the Church - Intercession in the Church
Ephesians 2:1-10 Great Love - Paul describes the great love of God shown for us in Christ, past, present and future.
Ephesians 2:11-22 Reconciliation - Paul discourses on the subject of the reconciliation of Jew and Gentile into one new thing, the Church.
Ephesians 3 Manifold Mystery - A discourse on the mystery of the church: the union of Jew and Gentile, as the grace of God.
Ephesians 4:1-10 Unity of the Church - Paul, in chains, speaks to the unity of the church, the character which keeps that unity and the Lordship of Christ.
Ephesians 4:11-16 Building the Body - The division of labor in the church, to equip the church for good works in unity.
Ephesians 4:17-32 Old Man, New Man - Instructions concerning the nature of sin and seduction, how to achieve the new self, the imitation of Christ.
Ephesians 5:1-14 Imitation of God - how the imitation of God is the basic principle of Christian conduct. 
Ephesians 5:15-33 Wives in Submission - In a highly controversial section, Paul explains the concept of submission and applies it to wives with regard to their husbands.
Ephesians 6:1-9 Children and Slaves. Paul talks about fathers and children, and slaves and Masters.
Ephesians 6:10-24 Armor of God - The famous passage where Paul encourages us to put on the whole armor of God.

An earlier version of this series of lessons is found here.