Known (John) Week 6: Perfect Timing

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This podcast is a recording from a weekly women's Bible study in Brandon, MS. In this lesson, we study John chapters 11-13 and discuss God’s perfect timing. This teaching corresponds with the homework that begins on page 35 (Week 6: Perfect Timing) of the Known workbook, available in the LAJ Shop.

 

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Known (John) Week 5: Defending Truth

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This podcast is a recording from a weekly women's Bible study in Brandon, MS. In this lesson, we discuss John chapters 8-10 and examine Jesus as the light of the world, who exposes darkness and casts out the things that lurk within. This teaching corresponds with the homework that begins on page 27 (Week 5: Defending Truth) of the Known workbook, available in the LAJ Shop.

 

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Known (John) Week 4: Seeing Isn't Believing

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This podcast is a recording from a weekly women's Bible study in Brandon, MS. In this lesson, we discuss John chapters 5-7 and the rising opposition to Jesus, despite the signs and wonders he performs. As it turns out, seeing isn’t believing. This teaching corresponds with the homework that begins on page 19 (Week 4: Seeing Isn’t Believing) of the Known workbook, available in the LAJ Shop.

 

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Known (John) Week 3: Signs of Truth

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This podcast is a recording from a weekly women's Bible study in Brandon, MS. In this lesson, we discuss the inauguration of Jesus as the Messiah who was sent to save the whole world. This teaching covers John 2-4 and corresponds with the homework that begins on page 11 (Week 3: Signs of Truth) of the Known workbook, available in the LAJ Shop.

 

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Known (John) Week 2: Come and See

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This podcast is a recording from a weekly women's Bible study in Brandon, MS. In this week's lesson, we talk about the invitation that God has issued us to come, to see, to know, and to make known the Word that became flesh. This teaching corresponds with page 4 (Week 2: Come and See) of the Known workbook, available in the LAJ Shop.

 

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Known (John) Week 1: Introduction

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This podcast is a recording from a weekly women's Bible study in Brandon, MS. In this lesson, we cover the heart behind the Bible study and a basic introduction to the gospel of John. The lesson corresponds with page 3 (Week 1: Introduction) of the Known workbook, available in the LAJ Shop.

 

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Limitless: Ephesians, Week 8: Suit Up

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To get the most out of the study, you should complete the work in the book before listening to the audio teaching each week. This week's podcast covers the homework found on page 46 of the workbook. It includes teaching on Ephesians 6:10-24, in which Paul closes out his letter to the believers in and around Ephesus with a powerful exhortation to stand firm in the face of overwhelming evil. He leaves them, and us, with a lasting image of suiting up to join int he spiritual fight against evil—and above all else—he calls them to stand firm.

If we are to stand firm in the face of overwhelming evil, we must gather strength from the Lord, wield his Word as a weapon, pray fervently, and love with an incorruptible love. May we be vessels of God's limitless love, grace, mercy and kindness. May we be ambassadors of light and harbingers of truth in a dark and broken world. And above all else, may we stand. Amen.

Limitless: Ephesians, Week 7: Right Relationships

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To get the most out of the study, you should complete the work in the book before listening to the audio teaching each week. This week's podcast covers the homework found on page 39 of the workbook. It includes teaching on Ephesians 5:22-6:9, in which Paul gives instructions to the Ephesians regarding right relationships in the household. He calls for believers to submit even the most intimate of relationships to the authority of Christ, which changes everything about the way we interact with others. A relationship with Christ should transform all other relationships, including those of marriage, family, and the workplace.

It is in our most intimate relationships that true character is revealed. The way we treat others speaks volumes about the type of people we are. In all of our relationships, we must choose between honoring God and honoring ourselves. What will it be for you?

Limitless: Ephesians, Week 6: Walk in Wisdom

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To get the most out of the study, you should complete the work in the book before listening to the audio teaching each week. This week's podcast covers the homework found on page 32 of the workbook. It includes teaching on Ephesians 4:17-5:21, in which Paul continues his ethical exhortations to the believers in and around Ephesus. He issues a call for believers to be holy in all areas of life. The way we conduct ourselves in the world matters; we are to be other-worldly in our lifestyles, behavior, and ethics. When we do this, we reflect the ways of the Father to a watching world.

This kind of life is only possible through the Spirit's work in our minds, hearts, and lives. It's my prayer that the Spirit would work powerfully in each of us to transform us into the people that God created us to be.

Limitless: Ephesians, Week 5: Rooted and Grounded

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To get the most out of the study, you should complete the work in the book before listening to the audio teaching each week. This week's podcast covers the homework found on page 25 of the workbook. It includes teaching on Ephesians 3:14-4:16, in which Paul encourages the Ephesians to be empowered, unified, and mature. Believers are called to live out the theology that Paul has been preaching in the previous chapters. If we truly believe the claims of the gospel, then our lives ought to reflect it. As we sink our roots into the great love of God and allow it to strengthen, nourish, and fill us, we will grow up into full maturity of faith.

Limitless: Ephesians, Week 4: Peace

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To get the most out of the study, you should complete the work in the book before listening to the audio teaching each week. This week's podcast covers the homework found on page 18 of the workbook. It includes teaching on Ephesians 2:11-3:13, in which Paul describes how Christ has overcome racial and ethnic differences to bring peace between Jewish and Gentile believers. Those who once were far off have been brought near by the blood of Christ, granted citizenship in the people of God, and allowed full access to the Father. In his sovereignty, God has been working out this plan of reconciliation through the ages, and now, through Christ Jesus, it is being fully realized, one believer at a time. 

Limitless: Ephesians, Week 3: But God

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To get the most out of the study, you should complete the work in the book before listening to the audio teaching each week. This week's podcast covers the homework found on page 11 of the workbook. It includes teaching on Ephesians 2:1-10, in which Paul paints a vivid picture of the believer's spiritual transformation from sin and death to resurrection life. In it, we see God's limitless grace in full, unapologetic display, and we see that our salvation has nothing to do with us and everything to do with him. Ultimately, it's about his immeasurable grace, his tremendous mercy, and his great love. 

Limitless: Ephesians, Week 2: That You May Know

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To get the most out of the study, you should complete the work in the book before listening to the audio teaching each week. This week's podcast covers the homework found on page 4 of the workbook. It includes teaching on the entire first chapter of Ephesians, which is primarily a prayer—first of thanksgiving and praise to God, who is sovereign over all, and second of supplication and intercession for the Ephesians. The prayer is a heartfelt plea to the God whose power and grace are limitless.

Limitless: Ephesians, Week 1: Introduction

An introduction to Limitless: A Study on Ephesians by Leslie Ann Jones. This podcast covers week 1 of material, found on page 3 of the workbook.

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When I think about the book of Ephesians, the first word that comes to mind is Limitless. The apostle Paul paints a beautiful picture of the limitless God that we serve in his letter to the Ephesians. This study is all about opening our eyes wide to the wonder of who he is so that we may in turn become the people he has created us to be.

This is my first time to create a podcast, so I completely forgot to start recording until AFTER I'd already started talking. That's why it jumps in kind of abruptly mid-thought. Sorry about that, y'all. I promise you didn't miss much. Mainly just my introduction of myself, which you can find here

This week's podcast covers the teaching found on page 3 of the workbook. It includes the format of the Bible study, as well as background information on Ephesians, the context of Ephesus, and major themes of the book. Listen to this before you dig any further into the study, but be sure to complete week 2 in your workbook before tuning in next week!