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[A] = summary lessons
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[C] = topical doctrinal studies
What is a Mini-Series?
A Mini-Series is a small subset of lessons from a major series which covers a particular subject or book. The class numbers will be in reference to the major series rather than the mini-series.

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Galatians 5:16-23 teaches that at any moment we are either walking by the Holy Spirit or according to the sin nature. Walking by the Spirit, enjoying fellowship with God, walking in the light are virtually synonymous. During these times, the Holy Spirit is working in us to illuminate our minds to the truth of Scripture and to challenge us to apply what we learn. But when we sin, we begin to live based on the sin nature. Our works do not count for eternity. The only way to recover is to confess (admit, acknowledge) our sin to God the Father and we are instantly forgiven, cleansed, and recover our spiritual walk (1 John 1:9). Please make sure you are walking by the Spirit before you begin your Bible study, so it will be spiritually profitable.

Ephesians (2018)

Ephesians (2018)

September 2018 - July 2024

How should we live as believers? Ephesians will inform us of our riches, our spiritual assets, in Christ and how we are to live. Ephesians is the most significant book for understanding our roles and responsibilities as Church Age believers. Listen to the series to put your spiritual growth into hyperdrive.

Video DVDs of these lessons can be ordered here or here.

To view all video Bible studies in the Ephesians series, click here (Vimeo) or here (YouTube). Both platforms now include closed captioning. VIdeos on VImeo include the entire worship service, while those on YouTube only include the Bible teaching from the service.

To listen to this series as a podcast, copy and paste the following URL into your podcast software.
Sunday, July 07, 2024
Passage: Ephesians 5:18-21
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 1 hr 51 mins 35 secs
Why do we meet several times a week to hold church services? Listen to this message to answer this questions and others about worship in church. Find out when congregational singing began and when Christ first mentioned the Church when He was on earth. Hear a number of purposes the church is to fulfill and what the role of the pastor is.
Sunday, June 30, 2024
Passage: Ephesians 5:18-21 & Isaiah 6:1-4
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 1 hr 1 mins 51 secs
What is beauty and how do we recognize it? Listen to this message to hear that our worldview determines how we interpret the details of our life, including our ideals of beauty. Hear a number of words that imply there is a standard for the arts and beauty, including church music. To gain an understanding of these matters we must learn God's revelation in the Bible.
Sunday, June 23, 2024
Passage: Ephesians 5:18-21 & Isaiah 6:1-6
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 53 mins 37 secs
Is there a right way and a wrong way we should worship God? Listen to this message to hear that the Bible very precisely lays out the right way we are to worship God. Hear about two instances of wrong worship, one in the Old Testament and one in the New Testament, where God judged people who worshiped wrongfully. Learn about nine biblical elements of worship and understand that we must do it God's way and not go by how it makes us feel.
Sunday, June 16, 2024
Passage: Ephesians 5:15-20 & Isaiah 6:1-4
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 1 hr 24 mins 9 secs
Do you worship God casually or is worship the most momentous time of your life? Listen to this message to hear the definition and principles of biblically worshiping God in an awe-inspired way. Find out it is designed to restore our vision of the God's majestic character as it focuses on the study of God's Word.
Sunday, June 09, 2024
Passage: Ephesians 5:15-20 & Isaiah 6:1-4
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 47 mins 27 secs
How should we define worship? Listen to this message to understand the introductory principles of biblical worship. Hear a number of different definitions based on word studies. See how worship is influenced by worldview and the importance of letting our thinking be changed by the Word of God.
Sunday, June 02, 2024
Passage: Ephesians 5:15-16 & Isaiah 6:1-4
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 1 hr 48 mins 41 secs
Why do we worship God? Listen to this message to learn that you need to saturate your thinking with the Word of God on a day-to-day basis to understand why God is worthy of all of our praise. Hear a number of biblical examples of people who worshiped God. See how the prophet Isaiah was in awe of God's uniqueness when He was taken to the Throne Room of God. Set aside time to learn about the character of God and all He has done for us.
Sunday, May 05, 2024
Passage: Ephesians 5:18-21 & 2 Chronicles 6:18
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 49 mins 35 secs
Do you have a “small” view of the God of the universe and enjoy worshiping Him in ways that are relaxed and familiar? Listen to this message to begin to understand God’s immensity and His holiness. See that He is unique and that any time someone in the Bible was in His presence they fell down in awe. The challenge for us is to focus on God and His uniqueness and not to diminish His greatness by our acts of worship.
Sunday, April 28, 2024
Passage: Ephesians 5:18-22 & 2 Timothy 3:14-17
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 49 mins 17 secs

Are there any biblical guidelines teaching us how we are to worship God? Listen to this message to learn that both the Old and New Testaments show us the correct way. Hear three assumptions to help us in this area. Find out there are authorized worship practices and unauthorized practices and what happens to those who choose to worship God the wrong way.

Please note that Dr. Dean intended to refer to Mt. Hermon rather than Mt. Carmel in reference to the mount of transfiguration.

Sunday, April 21, 2024
Passage: Ephesians 5:18-22 & Isaiah 6:1-4
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 52 mins 32 secs
How should we worship God? Listen to this message that begins a new series on worshiping God biblically. Find out that true worship occurs as a result of being filled with God’s Word by means of the Holy Spirit. Hear how the prophet Isaiah felt when he entered the presence of God and realized God’s majesty and his own sinfulness. Be prepared to see that music is only one facet of worshiping God.
Sunday, April 14, 2024
Passage: Ephesians 5:15-16 & Galatians 5:25
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 43 mins 50 secs

What is the role of the Holy Spirit in the spiritual growth of a believer? Listen to this message to learn that a believer’s spiritual life is empowered by both the Word of God and the Spirit of God. See that walking is used to illustrate how we are to live, how we are to think, and how we are to act. See an illustration that pulls all three of these together and find out the results when we walk by means of the Spirit.

View Bill Katz's excellent Seder presentation.