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Ephesians Bible BookShelf, John K. McVay

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You may download the full lesson quarterly for studying Ephesians in Kindle format from Amazon.  The study guide has been prepared by John K. McVay, Ph.D., president and professor of religion at Walla Walla University in College Place, Washington, USA, where he has served since 2006

John K. McVay also wrote the Bible Bookshelf book for this quarter, entitled, Ephesians . Clicking on the link or the image on the right above will take you to an Amazon.com page where you can purchase a paper copy or the Kindle version.

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The Ellen White companion book to Ephesians is available in Kindle format from Amazon.com. 

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This Quarter’s Study Contents: “Ephesians”

1. Paul and the Ephesians June 24-30 Lesson References Mobile Version
2. God’s Grand, Christ-centered Plan July 1-7 Lesson References Mobile Version
3. The Power of the Exalted Jesus July 8-14 Lesson References Mobile Version
4. How God Rescues Us July 15-21 Lesson References Mobile Version
5. Horizontal Atonement: The Cross and the Church July 22-28 Lesson References Mobile Version
6. The Mystery of the Gospel July 29-August 4 Lesson References Mobile Version
7. The Unified Body of Christ August 5-11 Lesson References Mobile Version
8. Christ-shaped Lives and Spirit-inspired Speech August 12-18 Lesson References Mobile Version
9. Living Wisely August 19-25 Lesson References Mobile Version
10. Husbands and Wives: Together at the Cross August 26-September 1 Lesson References Mobile Version
11. Practicing Supreme Loyalty to Christ September 2-8 Lesson References Mobile Version
12. The Call to Stand September 9-15 Lesson References Mobile Version
13. Waging Peace September 16-22 Lesson References Mobile Version
14. Ephesians in the Heart September 23-29 Lesson References Mobile Version

Note: Both versions of our lessons display nicely on most small screens. Our “Mobile” version (Mobile Version), which links to BibleGateway, works better for some mobile devices. The main version, using Reftagger from Biblia.com works better for other mobile devices. So experiment and take your pick. (We’re interested in what works best for you. Write to us through our “Contact” link and be sure to tell us with what device you are accessing our lessons.) The Study References ( Lesson References ) include all related Scriptures and context for most EGW quotations.


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Bible Versions Table

Scripture references other than from the King James Version quoted by permission in this Bible Study Guide, for Standard Edition, Third Quarter 2023, are as follows:
ASV. This Bible is in public domain. Scripture quotations marked ASV are from the American Standard Version.
ESV. The Holy Bible, English Standard Version®, copyright © 2001 by Crossway, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
HCSB. Scripture quotations marked HCSB are from the Holman Christian Standard Bible, copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers. Used by permission. Holman Christian Standard Bible, Holman CSB, and HCSB are federally registered trademarks of Holman Bible Publishers.
LEB. Lexham English Bible, Copyright © 2012 Logos Bible Software. Lexham is a registered trademark of Logos Bible Software.
NASB. New American Standard Bible®, copyright © 1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation. Used by permission.
NIV. The Holy Bible, New International Version®, Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Incorporated®. Used by permission. All rights reserved worldwide.
NKJV. New King James Version®. Copyright © 1979, 1980, 1982, 1992 by Thomas Nelson, Inc. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
NLT. Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. All rights reserved.
NRSV. New Revised Standard Version of the Bible, Copyright © 1989 by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
RSV. Scriptures quoted from RSV are from the Revised Standard Version of the Bible, copyright © 1946, 1952, 1971 by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A. Used by permission.

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