Session 1  (July 15)

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Ephesians 1:3-5a

3 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ. 4 For he chose us in him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in his sight. In love 5 he predestined us for adoption to sonship through Jesus Christ...


Discussion Questions:

  1. What are some misconceptions about the Church?

  2. According to God’s Word, how did the Church begin?

  3. What is the agreement or covenant between God the Father and His Son Jesus?

  4. Because God loves His Church, what are we as believers called to do?

  5. When it comes to the Church, what are some things you’re confused by?


Spend time alone with God as you reflect with a Devotional one day this week. Also, take the time to memorize the verse above (Ephesians 1:3-5a).



Want to learn more? Watch this seminar video featuring Jonny Ardavanis and Erik Thoennes.


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SESSION 2  (JULY 22)


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Ephesians 1:7-8a

7 In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace 8 that he lavished on us.


Discussion Questions:

  1. Why did Jesus have to die for the Church?

  2. Describe your understanding of the gospel message.

  3. Describe what the idea of “by faith alone” means when it comes to believing in Jesus Christ.

  4. Have you given your entire life to Jesus?


Spend time alone with God as you reflect with a Devotional one day this week. Also, take the time to memorize the verse above (Ephesians 1:7-8a).



Want to learn more? Watch this seminar video featuring Megan Fate Marshman.



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SESSION 3 (JULY 29)


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Ephesians 2:19-22

19 Consequently, you are no longer foreigners and strangers, but fellow citizens with God’s people and also members of his household, 20 built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, with Christ Jesus himself as the chief cornerstone. 21 In him the whole building is joined together and rises to become a holy temple in the Lord. 22 And in him you too are being built together to become a dwelling in which God lives by his Spirit.



Discussion Questions:

  1. What is the power of the Church dependent on?

  2. What is the importance of God’s Word?

  3. What is the role of the Holy Spirit?

  4. How do you see the power of God’s Word and the Holy Spirit working in your life?

Spend time alone with God as you reflect with a Devotional one day this week. Also, take the time to memorize the verse above (Ephesians 2:19-22).

Session 4 (August 5)

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Matthew 28:18-20

18 Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19 Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”



Discussion Questions:

  1. How does God work through His Church?

  2. As a member of the Church or Body of Christ, you play a valuable role; how are you using your gifting to accomplish the mission of the Church?

  3. Church isn’t something you merely attend, but something you are a member of; how are you being an obedient and active participant in the Church?

Spend time alone with God as you reflect with a Devotional one day this week. Also, take the time to memorize the verse above (Matthew 28:18-20).


Want to learn more? Watch this seminar video featuring Brooks Buser.


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Session 5 (August 12)

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1 Peter 1:3-5

3 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, 4 and into an inheritance that can never perish, spoil or fade. This inheritance is kept in heaven for you, 5 who through faith are shielded by God’s power until the coming of the salvation that is ready to be revealed in the last time.



Discussion Questions:

  1. What is the hope of the Church in?

  2. Describe your understanding of heaven; what are you confused by?

  3. God’s ultimate plan for the Church is to be united with Him for all eternity; how does that affect the way you live your life today?

Spend time alone with God as you reflect with a Devotional one day this week. Also, take the time to memorize the verse above (1 Peter 1:3-5).



Want to learn more? Watch this seminar video featuring Darin McWatters.