CHRIST and the CHURCH
Exploring the Letter to the Ephesians.
Ephesians is a an epistle written by the Apostle Paul and addressed to the Christians at Ephesus, a city on the western coast of Asia Minor (modern-day Turkey). This epistle is one of four so-called Prison Letters (the others are Philippians, Colossians, and Philemon) and is commonly grouped with Colossians due to overlapping themes and structure. Ephesians might have been a circular letter sent to multiple churches in the region, including the congregation at Ephesus.
The main purpose of the letter is to encourage and build up these spiritually young believers in this very affluent, albeit immoral, city of about 300,000 people.
Lesson 1: Introduction to Ephesians
Lesson 2: Spiritual Blessings in Christ (1:1-14)
Lesson 3: Learning from Paul's Prayer (1:15-23)
Lesson 4: What About "Works"? (2:1-10)
Lesson 5: Dividing Walls (2:11-22)
Lesson 6: The Mystery of Christ (3:1-13)
Lesson 7: Praying for Power (3:14-21)
Lesson 8: Body Building (4:1-16)
Lesson 9: Your New Identity (4:17-32)
Lesson 10:Becoming an Imitator (5:1-17)
Lesson 11:A Spirit-filled Marriage (5:18-33)
Lesson 12:Fighting the Hidden Battle (6:1-24)