3. About These Answers. 2. … EPHESIANS 3:14-21 Paul’s Second Prayer in Ephesians As you start this study, ask the Holy Spirit to help you understand what God has said through Paul. Verse 1 – For this reason I, Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus for the sake of you Gentiles- Verse 7 – I became a servant of this gospel by the gift of God's grace given me through the working of his power. He desired for Christ to dwell in the hearts of the church of Ephesus by faith (Ephesians 3:17). "THE EPISTLE TO THE EPHESIANS" Chapter Three OBJECTIVES IN STUDYING THE CHAPTER 1) To understand the "mystery" so long hidden that is now revealed, and the role of the church 2) To examine Paul's prayer for the Ephesians' enablement, what it means for us today SUMMARY In this chapter Paul reminds his readers of God's grace that has been shown him regarding the revelation of the "mystery". The second part (Ephesians 3:14–21) of this chapter includes a personal prayer by Paul. 2 You heard about the stewardship of God’s grace given to me for you, 3 and how by revelation the mystery was made known to me. Note in verse 14 “For this reason” – this resumes the thought from verse 1 in chapter 3. 1. Book of Ephesians - Chapter One-- Chapter one of Ephesians tells us that we are spiritually blessed. Answers for Ephesians Chapter 3. DAY ONE Questions and Answers. In preparing Ephesians Bible Study, we suggest that you: 1. This lesson has the same format as our lesson planning sheet. DAY 1 Read the paragraph 3 times. Print the lesson planning sheet. 4 By reading my letters you will understand the mystery of Christ as I do” (Ephesians 3:1-4). From the following verses, how does Paul describe himself? 1. Fill in your lesson planning sheet. 2. In Paul’s day people usually stood to pray. I have already written to you briefly about this. What a great God we have who loves us so much! Ephesians 3, Verses 1-4 ¶“ 1 I Paul am the prisoner of Christ Jesus for the sake of you Gentiles. He bowed on his knees (Ephesians 3:14), asking God to give the Ephesians strength through His Spirit (Ephesians 3:16). In this chapter of our Ephesians Bible study we learn that Christians are chosen by the Father (vs 3-6), redeemed by the Son (vs 7-12), and sealed by the Holy Spirit (vs 13 and 14). Go back and read verse 1. Read the Bible passage. Reconciliation - Ephesians 2:11 -22 Manifold Mystery - Ephesians 3 Unity of the Church - Ephesians 4:1-10 Building the Body - Ephesians 4:10-16 Old Man, New Man - Ephesians 4:17-32 Imitation of God - Ephesians 5:1-14 Wives, Submit Yourselves - Ephesians 5:15 – 33 Children and Slaves - Ephesians 6:1 – 9 Armor of God - Ephesians 6:10 – 24