Ephesians is widely celebrated as the queen of Paul’s epistles. It is especially relevant for Christ-followers in Africa because it deals at length with two topics of immense importance in Africa: the power of the gospel to unite people who are natural enemies and the power of the gospel to grant the believer victory and authority over evil powers in Christ.
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Discuss the major background issues relating to Ephesians.
- Perform an overview study of Ephesians as a letter to a missional church.
- Construct an appropriate exegetical method for the letter to the Ephesians.
- Conduct a detailed exegetical study of a passage in a Pauline letter.
- Interpret and teach each passage in Ephesians from a missional perspective.
- Unit 1: Background Issues of Ephesians
- Unit 2: Panoramic Study of Ephesians as a letter to a missional church.
- Unit 3: Exegetical Method
- Unit 4: Exegesis of Ephesians 1–3
- Unit 5: Exegesis of Ephesians 4–6
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