NextLevel Online: Ephesians

by Michael DeFazio

In this series, Michael DeFazio (New Testament faculty at Ozark Christian College) will walk through the book of Ephesians, explaining how this unique expression of the gospel shows peace through grace. This study will also encourage you to move from division to unity as the body of Christ.

Ephesians



Lessons

Session 1
Session 1

Intro and Overview (1:1-2)

What is the message of Paul to Ephesians?

Session 2
Session 2

Prelude – An Ode to Salvation (1:3-14)

What God has done for us?

Session 3
Session 3

Prayer and Thesis (1:15-21)

Session 3 covers Paul's prayer and and his thesis about power.

Session 4
Session 4

Proof #1: From Death to Life (2:1-10)

How do we know Jesus is most powerful?

Session 5
Session 5

Proof #2: From Hostility to Peace (2:11-21)

How can we overcome conflicts?

Session 6
Session 6

Proof #3: Spread Through Suffering (3:1-21)

If Jesus is Lord of all, why does his appointed apostle suffer so much?

Session 7
Session 7

Participating in Church (4:1-16)

Why do we need to participate in church?

Session 8
Session 8

Participating in Transformation (4:17-5:20)

What should we do for God’s vision for his people to happen?

Session 9
Session 9

Participating at Home and Work (5:21-6:9)

What does Paul says about masters and slaves? Parents and children?

Session 10
Session 10

Participating in Marriage (5:21-6:9)

This session covers the four thoughts on marriage from Ephesians 5.