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Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians Introduction Eph. 1:1-3
Ephesus A port city in western Asia minor Population around 250,000, 4 th largest in Empire A free city A worldly & wealthy city
Ephesus Home to the temple of the goddess Diana Immorality “Priestesses” Assylum Greed
The Church at Ephesus First mentioned Paul’s 2 nd preaching trip – Acts 18:18-21
The Church at Ephesus Ephesus
The Church at Ephesus As he leaves for Jerusalem, Aquilla and Priscilla stay – Acts 18:24-19:1 Acts 19:1-41, During 3rd preaching trip he stays there 3 years (Ac. 19:9-10, 20:31)
The Church at Ephesus While in Ephesus Great miracles ( Ac. 19:11-12 ) Jewish exorcists fail ( 19:13-17 ) Many believed and confessed deeds – burned magic books ( 19:18-20 )
The Church at Ephesus While in Ephesus Demetrius causes an uproar ( Ac. 19:23-41 ) Paul departs ( 20:1 )
The Church at Ephesus In other passages: 1 Corinthians written from Corinth ( 1 Cor. 16:8-9 ) Paul calls Ephesian elders ( Ac. 20:17-38 )
The Church at Ephesus In other passages: Letter of Ephesians written from prison in Rome ( Eph. 3:1, 4:1, 6:20 ) Timothy in Ephesus ( 1 Tim. 1:3 ) Rev. 2:1-7 7 churches of Asia
The Book of Ephesus Paul the author Eph. 1:1 Purpose – Eph. 1:3, Every spiritual blessing in Christ Christ and His church
The Book of Ephesus The message “In Christ” “In Him”, etc. Found some 30 times
The Book of Ephesus The message “Walk”, Eph. 2:2, once walked Good works, Eph. 2:10 Walk worthy, Eph. 4:1 Not as “Gentiles”, Eph. 4:17
The Book of Ephesus The message Walk in love, Eph. 5:2 Walk as children of light, Eph. 5:8 Walk circumspectly, Eph. 5:15
The Book of Ephesus Outline: Spiritual blessings, Ch. 1, 1:22-23 – He is head over the church Ch. 2, salvation through God’s grace, available to all Ch. 3, “the mystery”
The Book of Ephesus Outline: Ch. 4:1-16, walk in unity Ch. 4:17-5:21, how we are to treat one another Ch. 5:22-33, The submission of the church
The Book of Ephesus Outline: Ch. 6:1-9, submission Ch. 6:10--20, perseverance in the fight Ch. 6:21-24, concluding remarks
Ephesians teaches us about our salvation in Christ. Will you do your part
Ephesians Lesson 1. Acts 19:1-20:2 Setting Ephesus had one of the 7 wonders of the world: The Temple of Artemis/Diana Ephesus was a major city in Asia.
EPHESIANS “The Epistle to the Ephesians is a complete Body of Divinity. In the first chapter you have the doctrines of the gospel; in the next, you have.
Ephesians 1:1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, To the saints in Ephesus, the faithful in Christ Jesus:
2 nd Journey Paul’s 3 rd Missionary Journey Arrival in Ephesus “Disciples” (1) Holy Spirit at baptism? John’s baptism (3,4; John 1:6-9, 15-27, 3:22-30)
NT Survey II Ephesians. Paul’s Third Journey (Acts 18:23 – 21:17) Galatians & Romans written from Corinth. 2 Corinthians written from Macedonia, after.
EPHESIANS COLOSSIANS. PRISON EPISTLES Paul’s First Roman Imprisonment EPISTLE DESTINATION FOUNDING OCCASION PURPOSE THEME Ephesians Circular Letter Paul.
New Testament Survey: Book of Ephesians A street in Ephesus.
Ephesians. Reading letters “I know it’s not easy being where you are right now...” What is not easy? Where is the place they talk about? When.
The Book of Ephesians Be Strong in the Lord and the Power of His Might.
Ephesians Comunicación y Gerencia An Epistle of Paul Click to add Text.
Ephesians The Epistle of the Church January 8, 2006.
1 Letters to churches -- messages from God Ephesus – What the church is really about.
Ephesians. Historical Context Ephesian Culture Ephesus, guardian city of Artemis Artemis Temple, 1 of 7 wonders Temple prostitution Temple housed a world.
Ephesians & Colossians Spring Quarter 2012 Ephesus Three miles from the Aegean coast, in the Cayster River valley. Three great roads converged here.
THE BOOK OF ROMANS INTRODUCTION. AUTHOR OF THE BOOK Paul, a servant and apostle of Christ (1:1). Paul, a servant and apostle of Christ (1:1). “Apostle.
Ephesians & Colossains Written from: Roman Prison Date: 61/62 (?) Themes: Eph - Saved from sin - saved for good works. The purpose of the Church is to.
Seven Walks of Ephesians I. “You once walked according to the course of this world” (Eph. 2:1-3). The Walk Outside of Christ. Romans 3:10-12 Romans.
Studies in 1 Corinthians Plans 1 Cor. 16:5-12. Background Paul’s plan to visit ( 5-8 ) Believed this letter written from Ephesus during his 3 rd preaching.
Ephesus was located in western Asia Minor and was the capital of Proconsular Asia. It was a "free city" with its own Senate and Assembly. Ephesus was.
Paul's two letters to Timothy are 2 of the 3 ___________ Epistles.
Ephesians Lesson 5. Ephesians 3:1-6 Paul: a prisoner for Jesus Christ vs. 1 a steward of God’s grace vs. 2 understood the mystery by revelation vs. 4.
THE CHURCH: T O G OD B E T HE G LORY (Ephesians 3) THE CHURCH: T O G OD B E T HE G LORY (Ephesians 3)
Writes his Letters. Paul Writes his First Letter to the Corinthians Paul Writes his First Letter to the Corinthians.
The church at Ephesus stands unique among all those mentioned in the New Testament. No other church can be followed through the text quite so completely.
Men’s Saturday Morning First Corinthians Study Saturday, January 7, 2006 Happy New Year!
Titus Lesson 1 Paul and Titus One of the still unrevealed “mysteries” of the New Testament is the question of why Luke made no mention at all of Titus.
“Thou Hast Left Thy First Love” Loyal But Lacking Revelation 2:1-7 1.
Loyal, but Lacking The Church at Ephesus Revelation 2:1-7.
1 Timothy I). Timothy A). Background 1). Faith a). 2 Tim. 1:5 2). Family a). Acts 16:1-2.
Aquila and Priscilla Acts 18:1-11. Introduction Good peopleGood people –Type that any church needs –Value cannot be measured Mentioned several timesMentioned.
BIBLE STUDY Epistles of St. PAUL. Why an Epistle ! 1- Writing gives a precise explanation of ideas and teachings discussed when delivered to different.
Corinthians 1-6. To inspire class members to seek the blessings that come from being unified in Christ, following the Spirit, and being morally clean.
NT Survey II Romans. Paul’s Third Journey (Acts 18:23 – 21:17) Galatians & Romans written from Corinth (Acts 20:1-3). 2 Corinthians written from Macedonia,
Walk In LOVE Eph 5:1-2. Walk in unity 4: worthy walks of God’s calling Walk in holiness 4:17-32 Walk in love 5:1-2 Walk in light 5:3-14 Walk in.
Philippians Outline Chapter 1 The Single Mind Chapter 2 The Submissive Mind Chapter 3 The Spiritual Mind Chapter 4 The Secure Mind.
For your consideration… What type of impression do you leave with others -- based on your words and actions? What type of influence are you providing.
The Acts of the Apostles A Survey. 2 The Book of Acts Not a complete history Some of the acts of some of the apostles Two main characters: Peter (1-12)
The spiritual wars Ephesians. Ephesus Capital of western Turkey Financial center of Asia Minor Temple of Artemis (one of seven wonders of the world)
The Prison Epistles A Study of the Letters Paul Wrote While Imprisoned in Rome Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, & Philemon.
The Challenge of Preaching The Challenge of Elders The Challenge of Sinners.
Titus 1). Crete A). Location 1). Mediterranean island SE of Macedonia 2). 156 miles long x 30 miles wide B). Mentions in NT 1). Acts 2:11 2). Acts 27:7,
…. Textual Studies From The Gospel Of Luke & The Acts Of The Apostles.
“The Bible does not thrill, the Bible nourishes. Give time to the reading of the Bible and the recreating effects is as real as that of fresh air” Oswald.
The Book of Ephesians – About the Church 5:32 – speak concerning Christ & church 5:32 – speak concerning Christ & church Called “a glorious church” (5:27)
IF JESUS HAD NOT DIED EPHESIANS 1:3 TEXT. IF JESUS HAD NOT DIED THERE WOULD HAVE BEEN NO PERFECT SACRIFICE HEB. 9:24-26 – Not just any sacrifice
You Are Rich!. Answering Six Questions Who wrote it? Who wrote it? Who was it written to? Who was it written to? Where was it written from? Where was.
So Your Picture’s in the Directory?. You have chosen to be identified as a member of this local church.
The founding of the church in Corinth Paul’s Second Missionary Journey - Book of Acts chapters 16 to 18 Begins from Jerusalem in 49 A.D.
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