By Topic: Ephesians

Preserving Our Affection (An Appendix to Ephesians)

Christ's words to the Church in Ephesus from the book of Revelation.

Revelation 2:1-7

What Have We Learned?

A summary of the main themes in Paul's letter to the Ephesians.

Ephesians 6:21-24

Properly Armed: Part 3

Be on the alert, be praying.

Ephesians 6:10-20

Properly Armed: Part 2

Continuing our study on spiritual warfare and the armor of God.

Ephesians 6:10-20

Properly Armed: Part 1

What is our true battle?  How do we prepare?

Ephesians 6:10-20

One Master

Paul gives a specific charge to slaves and a specific charge to masters.  We must focus on the gospel, but is there some "maritime law" work at hand?

Ephesians 6:5-9

God’s Design of the Family: Part V - “Fathers…”

Fathers, do not provoke your children...

Ephesians 6:4-4
Ephesians 6:1-3

God’s Design of the Family: Pt. III - “Husbands…” (again)

We continue with scripture's calling for husbands to love their wives.  "Love your wife, love your wife, love your wife."

Ephesians 5:31-33

God’s Design of the Family: Pt. II - “Husbands…”

Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself up for her, so that He might sanctify her...

Ephesians 5:25-30

God’s Design of the Family: Pt. I - “Wives…”

Paul continues the idea of how to imitate God by giving instruction on family relationships.  He begins by addressing wives: "submit to your own husbands," in which a marriage should reflect the...

Ephesians 5:22-24

Marriage: Created & Defined by God

To prepare for the next section of Ephesians regarding family, we take a look at the most important human relationship one can have: the marriage of man & wife.  Genesis 2:18-25 shows God's creation...

Genesis 2:18-25
Ephesians 5:18-18

How to Imitate God, Pt. 4: Walk in Wisdom

Do not walk as the foolish, but in wisdom.  Make the most of your time.

Ephesians 5:15-21

How to Imitate God, Pt. 3: Walk in Light

We are to imitate God by walking in light, not in the darkness as we formerly walked.

Ephesians 5:8-14

How to Imitate God, Pt. 2: Be Thankful

Stay away from immorality, impurity, covetousness, filthy and foolish talking, and crude joking.  Instead, be thankful. 

Ephesians 5:1-7

How to Imitate God: Walk in Love

Imitate God by walking in love as Christ has loved us and gave Himself up for us...

Ephesians 5:1-2

A New Wardrobe

Putting on the "new," as those who have been forgiven by God in Christ.

Ephesians 4:25-32

Getting Dressed

Put off your old self, be renewed, and put on the new self, created after the likeness of Christ in true righteousness and holiness.

Ephesians 4:17-24

United Diversity (Part 5)

Pursue Christ and Community.

Ephesians 4:14-16

United Diversity (Part 4)

Pursuing Truth! (Next Week: Pursuing Christ and Community)

Ephesians 4:14-16

United Diversity (Part 3)

Equipping and building up the body of believers until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to mature manhood, to the measure of the stature of the fullness...

Ephesians 4:13-13

United Diversity (Part 2)

Apostles, prophets, evangelists, shepherds and teachers for the equipping of the saints for the work of service, to the building up of the body of Christ.

Ephesians 4:11-12

United Diversity

Christ has given us DIFFERENT gifts to be used for the unity and edification of the church.

Ephesians 4:7-16

Worthy of the Gospel (Part 2)

One: body, Spirit, hope, Lord, faith, baptism, and Father over all.

Ephesians 4:1-6

Worthy of the Gospel (Part 1)

Believers must walk in a manner worthy of the calling: with humility, gentleness, patience, bearing with one another in love, and preserving unity in the Spirit.

Ephesians 4:1-6

He’s Able to do What!?

He is able to do.

He is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think.

He is able to do far more abundantly than all we ask or think, according to the power at work within us.


Ephesians 3:20-21

O the Deep, Deep Love of Jesus

Paul prays that believers would know the love of Christ which surpasses knowledge, so that we may be filled up in the fullness of God.

Ephesians 3:14-19

The Glorious Mystery

A once-hidden truth has now been revealed;  the Gentiles are fellow heirs, members of the same body, and partakers of the promise in Christ Jesus through the gospel.

Ephesians 3:1-13

But Christ (Part 2)

He is our peace who has broken down every wall and made us one in Christ.

Ephesians 2:11-22