In the following passage he details the specific items related to the armor of god. The book of ephesians free online bible study lessons. For instance, we can participate in a bible study where we might learn. Visit our library of inductive bible studies for more in depth inductive studies on this and other books of the bible you can use in your small group. I want to highlight four observations i make about how to stand strong. 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. Ephesians commentary verse by verse precept austin. Put on the whole armor of god, that you may be able to stand against the. A brief explanation of each chapter in the book of ephesians. Ephesians chapter 6 is one of the most thorough treatments of the spiritual war in the new testament, it is but one of many texts which sheds light on this subject.
Ephesians is the goto book in the new testament for an understanding of gods sovereignty in salvation by grace, and therefore it shares much in common with pauls other masterwork. Verse 30 in marriage, the wife becomes part of the life of her husband. To stand is like a warrior digging in and taking up arms with which to fight. It was the capital of proconsular asia, being about a mile from the sea coast, and was the. Ephesians free bible study commentary in simple english. The book of ephesians chapter two workbook eeonline bible this bible study workbook is designed to facilitate your study of chapter two of the book of ephesians.
The different parts of the christian armor enumerated, ephesians 6. Ephesians with book summary versebyverse bible commentary. Sep 26, 2018 a chapter by chapter and verse by verse study of ephesians taught by pastor paul leboutillier of calvary chapel ontario, oregon. Put on the full armor of god, so that you can take your stand against the devil s schemes. I invite you to take your bibles and turn to ephesians chapter 6, verse 10. Ephesians 1 full chapter greeting paul, an apostle of christ jesus by the will of god. Pauls emphasis on the full or complete armor of god in ephesians chapter 6 teaches us something else, by implication. Ephesians 6 in the picture study bible, with maps and background information on ephesians 6 bible history online. Put on the full armor of god, so that you can take your stand against the devils schemes. It is worthy of study so that you might learn what is right and acceptable to god.
Everything in these three chapters spells out what is. 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. Finally, be strong in the lord and in the strength of his might. If we must put on the full armor of god in order to stand, then the armor of ephesians chapter 6 must be the full or complete armor that we need.
In addition to the contribution of ephesians chapter 6, we may add several other observations concerning the spiritual war which will help us in our study of ephesians 6. He was a representative of the king of kings, albeit one in captivity. These small group studies of ephesians contain outlines, crossreferences, bible study discussion questions, and applications. This is the most oftquoted passage from the book of ephesians and one of the. Sep 05, 20 today we are going to look at this last section of ephesians and talk about how to stand strong in the lord in this battle that we are in. Jun 08, 2015 pastor jim is continuing his study in the book of ephesians with chapter 6, verse 12. The whole armor is a complete system, both for offense and defense, that protects all the potential areas of vulnerability. The armor of god, described by the apostle paul in ephesians 6. Paul, an apostle of jesus christ by the will of god, to the saints which are at ephesus, and to the faithful in christ jesus 1. Pauls letter to the ephesians versebyverse studies.
The apostolic benediction and farewell, ephesians 6. The arrows and fiery darts are not literal arrows but they are no less real and dangerous. Rank is a value from 0 to indicating how closely a match scored or ranked against the original search string. The letter is addressed to the church in the city of ephesus, capital of the roman province of asia asia minor, modern turkey. Ephesians 6 children, obey your parents in the lord, for this is right. A chapter by chapter and verse by verse study of ephesians taught by pastor paul. About the book of ephesians its author, original readers and date. You must use the gospel which is the word of god, and last, but not least, you must. As you start this study, ask the holy spirit to help you understand what god has said through paul. Read and study ephesians, including book summary, with the versebyverse bible commentary. Ephesians chapter 6 matthew henry concise commentary on. An integrated digital bible study library including complete notes from the niv study bible and the nkjv macarthur study bible is just a step away.
Ephesians chapter 6 online bible study tools and resources. Everything in these three chapters spells out what is involved in christians. It is interesting, because if you were to do a study of the book of ephesians, and take note of all the key terms and ideas found throughout the book, you would discover that paul repeats them all in these next eleven verses. In chapter 6 he addressed parentchild relationships, slavemaster relationships, and spiritual warfare. Verse by verse bible study on through the book of ephesians, covering chapter 1 and verses one to thirteen by robert breaker.
The first three chapters will tell you who you are in christ and how much he loves you, while the last three chapters focus on our behavior as christians. 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. Feel free to use, copy and modify these free bible study questions as needed. T he book of ephesians is 6 chapters of solid christian teachings. Visit us at for online studies through the entire bible. Read and study ephesians, including book summary, with the verse by verse bible commentary hi, sign out. Verse 1 children, obey your parents this is a duty with which god will never dispense. A chapter by chapter and verse by verse study of ephesians taught. In this first lesson, we will concentrate on verses 10, which direct our. The purpose of the book of ephesians was to warn the church elders about the false teachers that were teaching a false gospel and to maintain their first love that they held when they first became believers.
But if you were to leave home every morning wearing a. The apostles were to teach servants and masters their duties, in doing which evils would be lessened, till slavery should be. Bible study ephesians verse for verse, discard the old life and walk in the new life under the guidance of the holy spirit, do not extinguish the holy spirit. The believers position united to god chapters the believers privileges united to one another chapters 45 the believers protection united against the evil one chapter 6. E phesians is one of the most encouraging books in the new testament. Finally, my brethren, be strong in the lord, and in the power of his might.
Ephesians 6 bible commentary matthew henry concise. When jesus christ was tempted in the desert by satan, he countered with the truth of scripture, setting an example for us. Upon completion of the study, it is recommended that you discuss your answers and insights with other bible students who also completed the workbook. The idea of unity can be seen clearly in the first chapter of ephesians ephesians 1. Previous book previous chapter read the full chapter next chapter next book. I offer the following commentary and summary for ephesians in this article. Finally, be strong in the lord and in his mighty power. The book of ephesians is easily broken into two sections. In this passage, paul continues to deal with the practical effects of the spirit filled life 5. In this verse, he simply states what the main purpose of spiritual warfare and the armor of god is. In this study of ephesians, joyce has included material that will help you walk through each chapter and sometimes, verse by verse.
Praying at all times in the spirit 18 pray at all times in the spirit with all prayer proseuche and request deesis, and stay alert in this with all perseverance and intercession deesis for all the saints. Years ago marva dawn gave a bible study in which she talked about the language in the old hymn, onward christian. It is worthy of study so that you might learn what is. 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. Paul viewed himself not merely as a lowly prisoner, but as an ambassador in chains. Ephesians chapter 6 answers free online bible study lessons. David guzik study guide for ephesians 6 blue letter bible. The apostles were to teach servants and masters their duties, in doing which evils would be lessened, till slavery should be rooted out by the influence of christianity. He subtitled the work the saints war against the devil, wherein a discovery is made of that. He therefore loves her and helps her to know christ better. The purpose is to assist the student in gaining a greater comprehension of the biblical teaching contained in the epistle to the ephesians with. The apostle proceeds in the exhortation to relative duties which he began in the former, particularly he insists on the duties of children and parents, and of servants and masters, ephesians 6.
The three days and the three nights study resources. There is good reason for our being so often advised in the scriptures to be strong. A bible study of ephesians study joyce meyer ministries. The total number of occurrences of the original search wordsphrases in a portion of a book. Paul had called these christians to walk worthily of the calling with which you were called 4. Ephesians chapter 6 discover the 66 books of the bible.
Sermoning, experiences from missionaries, pastors and books to educate us and make us use to be able to witness. Now viewing scripture range from the book of ephesians chapter 6. Because the name ephesus is not mentioned in every early manuscript, some scholars believe the letter was an encyclical, intended to be circulated and read. Why is it significant that paul says twice in this passage here and again in 6. Verse 31 now comes the verse from genesis genesis 2. Ephesians 6 background information with maps and images. Paul wrote this letter while enduring his first roman imprisonment in house arrest. Honor your father and motherwhich is the first commandment with a promise read verse in new international version. Paul introduced the idea of the whole armor of god back in ephesians 6. From chapter 1 to 6, in that order, you will read about. If the church is to survive in her spiritual warfare she needs to have the full armor that a warrior would wear as he goes into battle ephesians 6. The necessity of all kinds of prayer and watchfulness, ephesians 6. Tychicus is commissioned to inform the ephesians of the apostles affairs, ephesians 6. Most early writers spoke of the epistle as having been addressed to the ephesians.229 1346 983 1273 608 1034 380 147 910 1089 531 1325 92 855 346 220 203 317 1320 1159 656 757 496 258 247 738 1071 792 1105 886 912