Topic 1: Secure in Christ our Lord (Ephesians 1)
Week 1 (February 9)
Spiritual Blessings in Christ (Ephesians 1:1-6)
Week 2: (February 16)
God’s Plan of Redemption (Ephesians 1:7-14)
Week 3 (February 23)
The Greatness of Our Christian Inheritance (Ephesians 1:15-23)
Topic 2: Salvation Full and Free (Ephesians 2:1-10)
Week 4 (March 2)
Dead in Transgressions and Sin (Ephesians 2:1)
Week 5 (March 9)
Salvation By Grace Through Faith (Ephesians 2:8-10)
Topic 3: The New People of God (Ephesians 2:22-3:21)
Week 6 (March 16)
Fellow Citizens with the People of God (Ephesians 2:11-22)
Week 7 (March 23)
The Mystery, Mission, and Ministry of the Church (Ephesians 3:1-13)
Week 8 (April 6)
Paul’s Prayer and Doxology (Ephesians 3:14-21)
Topic 4: The Unity and Gifts of the Church (Ephesians 4:1-16)
Week 9 (April 13)
One Body – Unity and Diversity (Ephesians 4:1-10)
Week 10 (April 20)
Equipping, Ministry, and Maturity (Ephesians 4:11-16)
Topic 5: A New Way of Life in Christ (Ephesians 4:17-5:20)
Week 11 (April 27)
Putting on Clean Clothes (Ephesians 4:17-32)
Week 12 (May 4)
Children, Imitate Your Father (Ephesians 5:1-20)
Topic 6: Christ’s Love in All our Relationships (Ephesians 5:21-6:9)
Week 13 (May 11)
Christian Husbands and Christian Wives (Ephesians 5:21-33)
Week 14 (May 18)
Children and Parents, Employers and Employees (Ephesians 6:1-9)
Topic 7: Our Present Spiritual Warfare (Ephesians 6:10-24)
Week 15 (May 25)
Wrestling with the Enemy of Our Souls (Ephesians 6:10-18)
Week 16 (June 1)
Prevailing through Prayer (Ephesians 6:18-24)
Key Verses in Ephesians
Ephesians 1:3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ:
Ephesians 2:4-6 But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us, 5 Even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ, (by grace ye are saved;) 6 And hath raised us up together, and made us sit together in heavenly places in Christ Jesus:
Ephesians 2:8-9 For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:9 Not of works, lest any man should boast.
Ephesians 2:10 For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.
Ephesians 3:8 Unto me, who am less than the least of all saints, is this grace given, that I should preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ;
Ephesians 3:16 That he would grant you, according to the riches of his glory, to be strengthened with might by his Spirit in the inner man;
Ephesians 3:20-21 Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us, 21 Unto him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus throughout all ages, world without end. Amen.
Ephesians 4:1-3 I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called, 2 With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love; 3 Endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.
Ephesians 4:4-6 There is one body, and one Spirit, even as ye are called in one hope of your calling; 5 One Lord, one faith, one baptism, 6 One God and Father of all, who is above all, and through all, and in you all.
Ephesians 4:7 But unto every one of us is given grace according to the measure of the gift of Christ.
Ephesians 4:11-13 And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers; 12 For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ: 13 Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ:
Ephesians 4:15-16 But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ: 16 From whom the whole body fitly joined together and compacted by that which every joint supplieth, according to the effectual working in the measure of every part, maketh increase of the body unto the edifying of itself in love.
Ephesians 4:30 And grieve not the holy Spirit of God, whereby ye are sealed unto the day of redemption.
Ephesians 4:26-27 Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath: 27 Neither give place to the devil.
Ephesians 5:1-2 Be ye therefore followers of God, as dear children; 2 And walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us, and hath given himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweetsmelling savour.
Ephesians 5:15-16 See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise, 16 Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.
Ephesians 5:18 And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit;
Ephesians 5:21-22 Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God. 22 Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord.
Ephesians 5:25 Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;
Ephesians 5:31-32 For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall be joined unto his wife, and they two shall be one flesh. 32 This is a great mystery: but I speak concerning Christ and the church.)
Ephesians 6:1-2 Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right. 2 Honour thy father and mother; (which is the first commandment with promise;)
Ephesians 6:10 Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might.
Ephesians 6:11 Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.
Ephesians 6:12 For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.
Ephesians 6:13-17 Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand. 14 Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness; 15 And your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace; 16 Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked. 17 And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:
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