How should we live as believers? Ephesians will inform us of our riches, our spiritual assets, in Christ and how we are to live. Ephesians is the most significant book for understanding our roles and responsibilities as Church Age believers. Listen to the series to put your spiritual growth into hyperdrive.
155 - The Depravity of All Humans [B]
After someone believes in Christ as their Savior what should they do? Listen to this lesson to learn that their mind is to be renovated by learning biblical truths. See that they are to no longer think as the pagans around them think. Find out the meaning of the futility of their minds in this passage. Understand that God created our minds to think the way He intended us to think and that way is found in the Word of God.
154 - How We Should Not Live [A]
If you’ve believed in Christ’s death on the Cross for your salvation and been listening to this series on Ephesians, you have learned how to walk worthy of your calling in Christ Jesus. Listen to this lesson to learn how the Holy Spirit is radically transforming your thinking as you study God’s Word. Get a glimpse of what pagan thinking is like in opposition to a biblical worldview.
153 - The Body of Christ in Action [B]
Do Christians need to attend a church in person or are virtual worship services just as good? Listen to this lesson to learn that personal connection and interaction among church members is a necessary part of spiritual growth. See what it means to be fitted together. Find out that it is important for every believer to use his spiritual gift to minister to others in the church. The result of the interaction of believers in a local church is to reach the goal of love for the other believers.
152 - Each Individual Believer Must do His Part [B]
Are you doing your part as a member of the body of Christ? Listen to this message to hear that just as our head controls what our body does, so Christ is the Head of the Church. As members we are to use the spiritual gift we have been given to minister to the other members of our local church as we grow to spiritual maturity. Learn how to counteract the many hours we spend daily hearing human viewpoint so our thinking can be transformed and hear fourteen characteristics of love that are to be applied to those around us.
During this lesson Dr. Dean recommended several books:
The Genesis of Science by James Hannam
Mathematics: Is God Silent? by James Nickel
Science and the Knowledge of God by John D. Gibbon – We have several of these books available for free at Dean Bible Ministries. Available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please use the Contact Form to request a copy.
Why You Think the Way You do by Glenn S. Sunshine
151 - The Body of Christ and Our Spiritual Life [B]
Do you use your spiritual gift to care for and help other believers? Listen to this lesson to learn what our role is as part of the body of Christ. Find out that Christ is the head of the body and how that involves His authority, leadership, provision, and guidance. Understand that we don’t go to church just for what we can get out of it but rather to minister to other believers.
150 - Where is God Taking Us? [B]
Are you still a baby believer who grabs on to every new teaching without considering the context? Listen to this lesson to learn that God has a goal for every believer to grow to spiritual maturity and to become more Christ-like in their character. Find out what it means to have an abundant life. Be honest with yourself after hearing this message and ask if God’s goal for your life is the same as your goal.