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Ephesians (2018)

Ephesians (2018)

September 2018 - February 2021

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.

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www.deanbibleministries.org/podcasts/2018ephesians.xml
 
Sun, Feb 28, 2021
Passage: Ephesians 3:12-13
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 59 mins 23 secs
What gives believers the privilege of God hearing their prayers? Listen to this lesson to learn that what happened on the Cross resulted in a new entity combining Jews and Gentiles into one body and gives access to the Throne of Grace. Find out about how the Temple veil was ripped in two from the top to the bottom during the three hours of darkness and its significance. Rejoice that believers have this access, and never lose heart when things don’t seem to be working out the way we think they should.
Sun, Feb 21, 2021
Passage: Ephesians 3:8-10
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 56 mins 15 secs
What comes to mind when you think of the unsearchable riches of Christ? Listen to this lesson to learn that when we believe in Christ as our Savior we are a part of His body and receive all the benefits that go with that. See what the good news is in the gospel. Find out two reasons why Paul was given new information to reveal and how it involves Church Age believers being witnesses in the angelic trial. Learn the importance of applying this knowledge to the circumstances of our lives so we are part of God’s masterpiece creation.
Sun, Feb 14, 2021
Passage: Luke 22:19
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 33 mins 46 secs
Due to inclement weather about to impact the Houston area, our worship service was cut short and included only the Communion service.
Sun, Jan 24, 2021
Passage: Ephesians 3:8-11 & Colossians 2:15
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 55 mins 55 secs
What important role do all Church Age believers have regarding the angels? Listen to this message to learn that our lives are a demonstration to the angels of God’s grace. Find out that the angels are eager to learn this and when we are facing life’s problems, we have the opportunity to show them all that God has provided for us. See who the principalities and powers are and how God disarmed them at the Cross. Knowing this, it gives our lives meaning and a purpose that goes far beyond merely existing.
Sun, Jan 10, 2021
Passage: Ephesians 3:8-11
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 50 mins 16 secs
Are you losing heart and wondering what your purpose is during these adverse times when evil appears to be winning? Listen to this message to hear that as Church Age believers our destiny is to be witnesses to the angels, both elect and fallen, of God’s marvelous grace. See that God is behind the scenes working out His plan and that nothing is taking Him by surprise. Hear Paul’s words of challenge for all believers to live up to the reality of their mission, just as he did to believers during his imprisonment.
Sun, Nov 15, 2020
Passage: Ephesians 3:8-11
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 56 mins 12 secs

Yikes! Angels are watching me? If you’re interested in learning more about angels and finding out who they are observing, listen to this eye-opening message with its nine-point summary of the role angels play in God’s creation. Learn that if you are a believer in the Lord Jesus Christ, then you are under intense scrutiny from angels. See that in the Church Age God is using believers to be a testimony to the unseen realm that surrounds us so they can learn about the mystery doctrine. Understand the intricate connection between these two distinct creations and be ready to have many of your questions answered biblically.

Please note that as of this lesson, the Ephesians series is continued in the Angelic Rebellion series now being taught by Dr. Dean. Please go to the Angelic Rebellion series to continue your study in Ephesians.

Sun, Nov 08, 2020
Passage: Ephesians 3:7-9
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 53 mins 8 secs
Help! What’s happening? Has God lost control of things? If you’re discouraged, listen to this lesson to learn that no matter what is occurring, God’s plan for the world is still moving forward. Find out that His plan for your life never changes regardless of circumstances. Remember that He has always been our only source of hope and that He always knows what is best for the human race. Never let what you hear on the news distract you from the mission you have to grow spiritually and tell others about the gospel and how Jesus Christ died for their sins.
Sun, Nov 01, 2020
Passage: Ephesians 3:6-7
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 51 mins 16 secs
Do you like being “in” on new information? Then you can understand how the writers of the New Testament felt when the mystery doctrine was revealed to them. Realize how astonishing it was to learn that all who trusted in Christ as their Savior were heirs, fellow members of the body of Christ, and partakers of the benefits of the promises of Christ. Include yourself with them, both Jew and Gentile, and rejoice over the riches of blessings you have in this Church Age.
Sun, Oct 25, 2020
Passage: Ephesians 3:6-7
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 54 mins 36 secs
How can we know what is true and what is not? Listen to this lesson to learn that God has revealed truth and it is found in the Word of God, which is divine revelation. Hear a review of Joseph’s life to see how the hand of God was working behind the scenes, so what seemed like calamities were working for Joseph’s good. See that Paul is making the same application to his life in this passage. Find out the meaning of the revelation to Paul of God’s mystery, including the key biblical words and the role of the Holy Spirit. Since God has revealed truth, we must study the Word of God daily in order to understand what He wants us to know.
Sun, Oct 11, 2020
Passage: Ephesians 3:3
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 1 hr 12 mins 1 sec
How did the Apostle Paul know a doctrine that no one had ever taught before? Listen to this lesson to learn that Paul tells us this knowledge was revealed to him by God. Find out the meaning of divine revelation and hear two biblical words for it. Review the meaning of dispensations and understand the importance of applying mystery doctrine to our situations.