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with Dr. John Dooley

Presented February/March, 2021

MODULE 1:  February 24, 2021 - No Longer Strangers

 

Reading Assignments February 18 – 23:

  • Primary reading:  Ephesians 1:1-23.  Read through several times, then read the following texts the remaining of the week: 

  • Church at Ephesus: Acts 18:24-28

  • Related passages:

    • Genesis 1:1-2; 3:1-24

    • Isaiah 14:12-21 & 61:1-4

    • Matthew 13:16-17

    • Romans 8:15-23

    • 2 Corinthians 1:21-22

    • Galatians 4:5

    • Colossians 1:1-2,11-20

    • Hebrews 11:3

    • 1 Peter 1:20

    • 2 Peter 1:3-4

    • 1 John 5:19

  • Questions to ponder as you read:

  1. What is the purpose of the Bible, that is, why was it written?

  2. What is the purpose for the Book of Ephesians? (Why was it written?

  3. Identify in Ephesians 1 at least three major points you think are important.

 

MODULE 2:  March 3, 2021- Saved and Unified

Reading Assignments February 25 – March 2:

  • Primary Reading: Ephesians 2:1-22 (Read through several times.)

  • Church at Ephesus: Acts 19:1-10

  • Related passages:

    • Leviticus 19:9-18

    • Deuteronomy 22:1-4; 30:1-10

    • Numbers 21:4-9; 32:20-27

    • Psalm 49:5-9

    • Isaiah 57:18-19

    • Mark 9:38-41; 12:28-34

    • John 3:25-27 & 8:42-44

    • Romans 12:1-2

    • 2 Thessalonians 2:1-12

    • 1 John 4:7-21

    • Revelation 21:2-4

 

MODULE 3:  March 10, 2021- Empowered and Strengthened

Reading Assignments March 4-9:

  • Primary Reading: Ephesians 3:1-21 (Read several times)

  • Church at Ephesus: Acts 19:11-20

  • Related passages:

    • Isaiah 55:6-11

    • Matthew 16:13-18

    • Acts 9:1-19

    • Romans 11:33-36

    • 1 Corinthians 15:8-11

    • 2 Corinthians 12:1-6

    • Colossians 2: 6-15

    • Titus 1:1-3

 

MODULE 4:  March 17, 2021 - Living a Life of Unity

Reading Assignments March 11-16:

  • Primary Reading: Ephesians 4:1-32 (Read through several times.)

  • Church at Ephesus: Acts 19:21-41

  • Related passages:

    • Genesis 3:14-24

    • Psalm 4:4

    • Jeremiah 9:4-9

    • Zechariah 8:16-17

    • Matthew 27:50-54

    • Luke 16:19-31

    • John 17:1-26

    • 1 Corinthians 12:14-31

    • Galatians 5:16-26

    • 1 Timothy 4:1-5

    • 2 Timothy 2:1-4

    • 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

    • Hebrews 5:11-14; 9:22-28 & 10:11-18

    • 2 Peter 1:3-11

    • Revelation 21:1-4

 

MODULE 5:  March 24, 2021 - Spirit Life in the Culture

Reading Assignments March 18-23

  • Primary Reading: Ephesians 5:1-33 & 6:1-9 (Read several times.)

  • Church at Ephesus: Acts 20:17-27

  • Related passages:

    • Exodus 30:7-10

    • Leviticus 1:8-13 & 19:17-18

    • Deuteronomy 7:9 & 30:6

    • Matthew 5:43-48, 19:16-22, & 20:24-28

    • Mark 10:1-12

    • Luke 10:25-28

    • Philippians 4:8

    • Colossians 2:8-15 & 3:12-17

    • 2 Thessalonians 2:9-10

    • Hebrews 13:1-17

    • 1 Peter 2:18-3:7

    • 1 John 2:15-17 & 4:7-12

 

MODULE 6:  March 31, 2021 - Stand Firm Therefore!

Reading Assignments March 25-30

  • Primary Reading: Ephesians 6:10-24 (Read several times.)

  • Church at Ephesus: Acts 20:28-38

  • Related passages:

    • Exodus 14:13

    • Psalm 76:3 & 144:1-2

    • Isaiah 7:9 & 59:17

    • Joshua 1:1-18

    • Matthew 24:11-12

    • Luke 11:5-13, 18:1-8

    • Romans 5:2

    • Hebrews 7:25

    • Philippians 1:27 & 3:20

    • Colossians 1:11

    • 1 Timothy 2:1, 4:1-2

    • 2 Timothy 3:1-5 & 13-17

    • 2 Thessalonians 2:13-17

    • 1 Peter 1:1, 17, 2:11, & 5:4-14

    • 2 Peter 2:4-16

    • Jude 20

    • Revelation 18:20