At the time paul is writing to the ephesians, the practice of slavery was quite prevalent. Honour that is, love, reverence, obey, assist, in all things. Study this letter and discover the strength of gods spirit to help you live and believe in harmony with god and others. Oct 05, 2014 this is a bible study given by his grace bishop youssef on ephesians chapter 6. The price of our redemption the ransom and the means of our forgiveness is the blood of jesus. Armor god has prepared us for battle what do i need to know about the passage. Ephesians 6, new international version niv the bible app. The first area is an exhortation on how to maintain harmony and attract gods blessing within our family and work environments. The book of ephesians along with philippians and colossians, was written by the apostle paul while in prison in rome.
Ephesians bible study courses the book of ephesians this course is designed as an expository study of the epistle to the ephesians, taking the student through the entire epistle with cross references to other portions of scripture. Gods word for you is a free bible study site committed to. The bible, the old testament and new testament, is addressed to gods people. David guzik study guide for ephesians 6 blue letter bible. As we continue in our faith from day to day, month to month, and year to year, the temptation to get comfortable will always exist. For a comprehensive study of the passage, download the study guide pdf download. The book of ephesians page 3 what we possess in christ our possessions the believers blessed life ephesians 1 key verse.
Ephesians 6 commentary, one of over 110 bible commentaries freely available, this commentary provides notes on all 66 books of the bible, and contain more than 7,000 pages of material. This illustrated bible study of the armor of god in ephesians 6. In this chapter of our ephesians bible study we learn that christians are chosen by the father vs 3 6. This time, pauls writing to the church in ephesus and, boy, does he have a lot to say. This is the invisible church of which christ is the head. Collectively, they are all members of spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places.
A study guide for the book of ephesians word of righteousness. Bible study lesson sheets these are lessons designed for either a class or personal study. Ephesians 6 finally, be strong in the lord and in the. This course is designed as an expository study of the epistle to the ephesians, taking the student through the entire epistle with cross references to other portions of scripture. Ephesians 6, new american standard bible nasb the bible app. Its rich blend of salvation theology and christian practice, carefully balanced over six chapters, offers to readers a fullorbed view of the christian life.
These classes on the book of ephesians began on wednesday, january 23, 20 and concluded on wednesday, november 20, 20. This document has been generated from xsl extensible stylesheet language source with. The epistle to the ephesians, additionally called the letter to the ephesians and frequently abbreviated to ephesians, is the tenth book of the new testament. Satan is said to be the god of this world who has blinded those who cannot see the gospel of jesus christ 2 cor 4. Understanding the book of ephesians and bible study guide. We have depended on video material from for quality scriptural lessons that would have otherwise been unavailable to us. Ephesians 6 commentary ironsides notes on selected books.
Paul writes a beautiful prayer and exhortation for the christians at ephesus. The mother is particularly mentioned, as being more liable to be slighted than the father. Ephesians bible studies the gospel of john and the book. In ephesians the emphasis is on the body, and in colossians the emphasis is on the head. Ephesians reveals the church as gods masterpiece, a mystery not revealed in. Knowing that whatsoever good thing any man doeth, the same shall he receive of the lord, whether he be bond or free. You may remember him from such new testament letters as romans and 1 corinthians. The purpose is to assist the student in gaining a greater comprehension of the biblical teaching contained in. Ephesians and colossians summary the epistle to the ephesians. Niv sharing the gospel of salvation ultimately brings peace.
May 12, 2017 the epistle to the ephesians, additionally called the letter to the ephesians and frequently abbreviated to ephesians, is the tenth book of the new testament. Tom constables expository notes on ephesians this is also available in the net. The epistle to the ephesians chapter six objectives in studying the chapter 1 to understand the responsibilities of children and their fathers 2 to suggest how principles governing servants and masters can be applied to employees and their employers 3 to see the need to adorn ourselves with the whole of armor of. Colossians presents christ as the head of the body, the church. Outline of ephesians chapters 1 3 our position in christ what we are before god 1. Words of truth that i might make thee know the certainty of the words of truth. D download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. If you dont wish to do your study online at simply choose a chapter from the links below to start your ephesians bible study book of ephesians chapter one chapter one of ephesians tells us that we are spiritually blessed. Ephesians 6 bible commentary wesleys explanatory notes. It boasts some of the most profound and enriching statements regarding the predestination and election. What must those who work for other people avoid doing. The book of ephesians hits on a wide range of moral and ethical behaviors, designed to ensure believers are living up to our heavenly calling.
Ephesians 6 niv bible children, obey your parents in the. The epistle to the ephesians chapter six objectives in studying the chapter 1 to understand the responsibilities of children and their fathers 2 to suggest how principles governing servants and masters can be applied to employees and their employers 3 to see the need to adorn ourselves with the whole of armor of god, that we might be. A commentary on the epistle to the ephesians by charles hodge. Apr 18, 2017 were going through the book of ephesians. Ephesians summary we have detailed a brief summary of the book of ephesians for bible study or sunday school lessons. Our goal is to put out information that will equip the body of christ. Trials and journey from caesarea to rome felix was the procurator in caesarea from about 5258 ad two years in prison in caesarea festus was the procurator in caesarea from about 5962 ad paul sails to rome approximately 6 month. Here we have yet another letter from the apostle paul. The book of ephesians is a favorite among many christians. I started thinking about what that expression meant. As i worked my way through this final chapter in ephesians, the one thought that kept coming to mind is the expression. Lifechange lifechange bible studies will help you grow in christlikeness through a lifechanging encounter with gods word. The purpose for writing this letter paul does not write this letter to the ephesians to rebuke them for any irregularity of conduct, like he does the corinthians, nor for any perversion of the gospel, as he does the galatians. At the end of the day it is completely irrelevant if the particular opponent we face is a principality, a power, or a ruler of the darkness of this age.
We are a small congregation with no fulltime minister. A great textual study for those who want to go deep into gods word. The entire book is divided into three sections with each section. Pauls most eloquent teaching on gods plan of salvation and life in the body of christ. In chapter 6 paul gives instructions regarding three important areas of the believers life.
The emphasis is upon christ rather than on the church. Its origin has customarily been credited to paul the apostle however, beginning in 1792, this has been tested as deuteropauline, that is, composed in pauls name by a later creator. All christians are to put on spiritual armour against the enemies of their. It is more wonderful than any temple made with hands, because it is constructed of living stones and indwelt by the holy spirit 2. The duty of servants is summed up in one word, obedience. The spiritual wealth of the believer kindle edition by jakes, t. The questions contain minimal human commentary, but instead urge students to study to understand scripture. This material is available in its entirety as a free. Paul was preaching the gospel of the living god and life through jesus christ. Ephesians commentary free bible study notes, commentary, and. The armor of god ephesians 6 sunday school lesson resource.
Because many of the masters and their slaves had become christians, the early church. A study guide for the book of ephesians answers chapter one. Ephesians, lifechange bible study christian book distributors. Pray and ask god to open your eyes, to all he is saying here and to plant it deeply in your heart, so that you will be able to stand against evil forces, when they come your. While we do supplement this with visiting preachers, mikes work has been the cornerstone of.
Commentaries for ephesians chapter 6 the duties of children and parents. You grew up using the well known black and yellow striped cliffs notes to help you grasp everything from great literary. On july 7, 20 we started teaching this book on both sunday morning and wednesday evening. Epistle to the ephesians read and study the bible online. The gospel introduced a fresh element into parental responsibility by insisting that. Salvation is pictured as this kind of helmet, protecting essential material. Faith foundations study guides chosen in christ a journey of discovery in the book of ephesians. An introduction to the book of ephesians an argument of the book of ephesians selected bibliography on the book of ephesians. Some bible scholars call it the alps of new testament, the grand canyon of scripture, and the royal capstone because of its grand theme and the revelation about jesus. Some have taken the absence of the usual personal greetings and the verbal similarity of many parts to colossians, among other reasons, as grounds for doubting authorship by the apostle paul. Pauls letter to the ephesians versebyverse studies simply bible.
Bible study questions on ephesians and philippians introduction. Since life is in the blood, the bible often speaks of death as the shedding of blood leviticus 17. Now viewing scripture range from the book of ephesians chapter 4 through chapter 6. Ephesians colossians philippians philemon paul remained in ephesus for nearly three years on his 3rd missionary journey. As you start this study, ask the holy spirit to help you understand what god has said through paul. 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. The main idea is to be strong in the lord and in his mighty power so you can stand in the face of spiritual warfare. This workbook was designed for bible class study, family study, or personal study. However, paul presented the gift of god in christ and the benefits we.
To the saints who live in ephesus, the faithful in christ. Book of ephesians overview insight for living ministries. We have considered the instruction given to christian wives and husbands in chapter 5 and now we come to consider other members of the family, or the same persons in other relationships. Ephesians 6 commentary, one of over 110 bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, originally published in four parts, is a digest of vatious readings and marginal references.119 502 12 715 1040 91 613 453 948 234 1420 968 409 1155 794 1613 1346 716 308 421 272 667 904 865 992 1337 215 321 444 1280 993 116 1342 777 428