Teaching resources for small worshipping communities [Ephesians series] Video teaching along with discussion questions for small groups and house churches. en-us https://www.lifetogetherchurches.com/sermons/summaries.html?series=5 Ephesians Wrap Up: Go and Claim It! https://www.lifetogetherchurches.com/sermons/ephesians-wrap-up-go-and-claim-it/a79.html?app=1 Questions for the Ephesians Wrap Up: 1.       What do you think the response was from the Ephesian believers when they heard Paul’s letter read to ... Thu, 01 Dec 2011 00:00:00 -0800 {4A0F0ACF-EAE2-5D75-754A-7809FADDBE2C} Ephesians - 6:10-18 https://www.lifetogetherchurches.com/sermons/ephesians---610-18/a78.html?app=1 Discussion Questions What do you usually do when you have a really bad day? How do you cope? What are the "schemes of the devil"? What are some of his strategies? Discuss what you think the ... Mon, 21 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0800 {2776EF7F-593F-1AEB-178E-7C7EB99BC6FE} Ephesians - 6:1-9 https://www.lifetogetherchurches.com/sermons/ephesians---61-9/a77.html?app=1 Discussion Questions: As a son or daughter (child or adult), what does it mean for you to honor your father and mother?What does it mean to raise children “in the training and instruction of the Lord”? What are your biggest ... Tue, 15 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0800 {FB0D1C4A-36DE-C1A4-42E3-A1FEDEF79271} Ephesians - 5:21-33 https://www.lifetogetherchurches.com/sermons/ephesians---521-33/a75.html?app=1 Discussion Questions: What does it mean to submit or be subject to someone? What does the fact that Jesus submitted to God the Father say about the person who is doing the submitting?  (i.e. Jesus is equal with God and yet he ... Sun, 11 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0700 {4E58FCD2-AB1C-70CF-2407-877C5E4948BA} Ephesians - 4:25-32 https://www.lifetogetherchurches.com/sermons/ephesians---425-32/a76.html?app=1 Discussion Questions:Paul says, “In your anger do not sin,” which seems to imply that anger is not always bad. What is “good anger”?Do you struggle with anger? How does it show itself in your life?When have someone’s ... Sun, 04 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0700 {E55603A9-CC9F-166C-F6ED-40845CDE7FE1} Ephesians - 4:17-24 https://www.lifetogetherchurches.com/sermons/ephesians---417-24/a73.html?app=1 Discussion Questions:Where have you seen real change in your life since becoming a Christian?  How is your "walk" different now?What is one "old life" piece of clothing that you have that you are having a hard time "putting off"?What is the ... Thu, 11 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0700 {BD36FD1D-1337-7320-01BB-925EE7B03729} Ephesians - 4:7-16 https://www.lifetogetherchurches.com/sermons/ephesians---47-16/a74.html?app=1 Discussion Questions: What does this passage tell us about spiritual leadership? A major metaphor for the church is the human body. Why do you think that is? What kinds of spiritual gifts are there? What spiritual gifts do ... Mon, 01 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0700 {5435FA68-3A6C-14CF-BEC1-EF1BA9A6AEDF} Ephesians - 4:1-6 https://www.lifetogetherchurches.com/sermons/ephesians---41-6/a72.html?app=1 Discussion Questions: Read the text again as a group – Eph 4:1-6 Reading between the lines, what problems do you think Paul was concerned about in Ephesus? What qualities ought to characterize “a life worthy of ... Mon, 11 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0700 {B03A3E68-D382-7F8F-673D-7D360923B388} Ephesians - 3:14-21 https://www.lifetogetherchurches.com/sermons/ephesians---314-21/a71.html?app=1 Discussion Questions:What does it mean for Christ to dwell in our hearts? What does it mean for the Holy Spirit to strengthen us?What do you picture when you hear words like boundless, fullness, surpassing measure or immeasurable, and magnitude? ... Mon, 04 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0700 {05B11018-BDE6-A3FC-F600-454C25243224} Ephesians - 3:1-13 https://www.lifetogetherchurches.com/sermons/ephesians---31-13/a69.html?app=1 Exegetical Outline This mystery was revealed by God to Paul: in Christ the Gentiles are fully included in God’s family. (1-7) The grace given to Paul was to proclaim Christ to the Gentiles and shed light on this mystery. ... Mon, 20 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0700 {91E05B42-6175-3A1D-7D9E-CF68DE5B0DC0} Ephesians - 2:11-22 https://www.lifetogetherchurches.com/sermons/ephesians---211-22/a70.html?app=1 Discussion Questions:1.       Imagine your life far away from Christ, “without hope and without God” (verse 12). Describe what your life might look like or feel like in that scenario. Considering the ... Mon, 13 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0700 {B8622852-C3D7-2AF4-8A4B-125775DA8627} Ephesians - 2:1-10 https://www.lifetogetherchurches.com/sermons/ephesians---21-10/a68.html?app=1 Discussion Questions:What was one of the best gifts you received as a child?  What made it so special for you?What does it mean to be "dead in sin"?  What caused this?What is the relationship between "wrath" and "love" (vv. 3-4)What is ... Wed, 25 May 2011 00:00:00 -0700 {F2FB1246-AEF1-C585-F79F-EC7DD5E4582D} Ephesians - 1:19-23 https://www.lifetogetherchurches.com/sermons/ephesians---119-23/a67.html?app=1 Discussion Questions:Read 1 Cor 12:4-31.  What impresses you most about this passage?  Paul lists a number of "spiritual gifts" that different Christians have (though his list is not exhaustive).  What spiritual gifts do you think ... Wed, 18 May 2011 00:00:00 -0700 {51D4C108-94A8-05C5-C52E-D90DDBBD962B} Ephesians - 1:15-19 https://www.lifetogetherchurches.com/sermons/ephesians---115-19/a66.html?app=1 Peter continues our series through the book of Ephesians. This week we look at one of Paul's prayers for us as Christians. He prays that we might know both the hope we have as Christians and the very real power made available to us. Thu, 12 May 2011 00:00:00 -0700 {910FBC09-A39E-4A25-A69D-52D4D4FC8F4D} Ephesians - 1:3-14 https://www.lifetogetherchurches.com/sermons/ephesians---13-14/a65.html?app=1 Discussion Questions Read the entire passage, Eph 1:3-14, but before you do, tell the group that when done you'll be asking the following question:  What activities and descriptive words relate to the Father, Jesus, and the Holy ... Wed, 04 May 2011 00:00:00 -0700 {A4B3840D-8002-D72E-B380-F1F56567CFF0} Ephesians - Introduction https://www.lifetogetherchurches.com/sermons/ephesians---introduction/a63.html?app=1 Discussion Questions: Read Acts 19:11-20.  Why do you think it was necessary for the new Christians in Ephesus to burn their magic books publicly "in the sight of everyone"? Read Acts ... Mon, 25 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0700 {98AB78A3-59EA-4CA9-C45F-C8FA0460DE62}