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Questions about the Book of Ephesians

The book of Ephesians is the tenth book of the New Testament. This epistle to the Ephesians was written in Rome, The letter would then be to the saints and faithful in Christ Jesus anywhere. The doctrine of the Epistle confirms this view and it contains the highest church truth, but has nothing about church order. The Church here is the true Church, “His body,” not the local church, as in Philippians, and Corinthians. This Epistle can be divided into three parts: 1) The believer’s standing in Grace. 2) The walk and service of the believer. 3) The walk and warfare of the Spirit-filled believer. The author of this book is Paul. Listed below are questions on the book of Ephesians. These questions can be used freely for Sunday school or bible study to help all young Christians study the scriptures. My prayers are with you always and may God bless you in your studies.

Ephesians Chapter 1

1) Who wrote the book of Ephesians? (Ephesians 1:1)

2) To whom is this letter addressed? (Ephesians 1:1)

3) According to the wonderful doxology of verse three, what has been given to every true Christian? (Ephesians 1:3)

4) Why have we been chosen in Christ? (Ephesians 1:4)

5) How far back does this plan of perfecting a peculiar people unto Himself go? (Ephesians 1:4)

6) Unto what are believers predestinated (“checked off before hand”)? (Ephesians 1:5)

7) When one is marked off before hand, what makes him acceptable to God? (Ephesians 1:6)

8) What is the price that gives us entrance into Heaven? (Ephesians 1:7)

9) What does the believer experience when he is saved? (Ephesians 1:7)

10) What attributes of God are illuminated by His Grace? (Ephesians 1:8)

11) The divine plan of redemption looks forward to what occasion? (Ephesians 1:10)

12) How should the knowledge of such an inheritance cause us to live? (Ephesians 1:12)

13) What happens when one really hears the gospel and believes it? (Ephesians 1:13)

14) The Holy Spirit is what part of our inheritance? (Ephesians 1:14)

15) In what way did Paul continue to remember the saints at Ephesians? (Ephesians 1:16)

16) What was the first thing that Paul prayed the saints might come to discern? (Ephesians 1:17)

17) What was the second thing that Paul wanted us to understand? (Ephesians 1:18)

18) Can you list the third thing that Paul desired for the converts? (Ephesians 1:19)

19) When Jesus Christ was raised from the dead, where does He sit at in Heaven? (Ephesians 1:20)

20) When Jesus Christ was raised from the dead, what was He exalted over in Heaven? (Ephesians 1:21-23)

Ephesians Chapter 2

1) When one is spiritual dead, to what spirit is his mind most susceptible? (Ephesians 2:2)

2) Since they do not have the new nature, what nature do they have? (Ephesians 2:3)

3) What are their lives predominantly controlled by? (Ephesians 2:3)

4) What must this experience be attributed to? (Ephesians 2:5)

5) As to position, what place does every Son of God occupy? (Ephesians 2:6)

6) As we look into the future eternity, what do we learn as to why God saved us? (Ephesians 2:7)

7) How long will God display before the universe what He accomplished through the gift of His Son? (Ephesians 2:7)

8) Of what do we constantly need to be reminded regarding our Salvation? (Ephesians 2:9-10)

9) What new and living way had been opened for all who would receive it, after Israel also had rejected our Savior? (Ephesians 2:13)

10) What has been broken down as a result of Christ’s redemptive work? (Ephesians 2:14)

11) The cross has what effect upon believing Jews and Gentiles? (Ephesians 2:16)

12) What two classes is Christ’s peace offered to? (Ephesians 2:17)

13) Can you state the position now of the believing Jews and Gentiles? (Ephesians 2:19)

14) What is the purpose of the cementing together of true believers by the Holy Spirit? (Ephesians 2:22)

Ephesians Chapter 3

1) What three words does this chapter open with? (Ephesians 3:1)

2) How does Paul refer to his commission? (Ephesians 3:2)

3) How did Paul come to understand this mystery? (Ephesians 3:3)

4) How is this “mystery” now defined? (Ephesians 3:6)

5) Who also shared in this knowledge and of this mystery? (Ephesians 3:5)

6) What was the marvel to Paul that he should be called to preach to the Gentiles? (Ephesians 3:8)

7) What was God’s purpose in the mystery? (Ephesians 3:10)

8) Where is the family of God now located geographically? (Ephesians 3:15)

9) Can you state Paul’s first petition for the Christian? (Ephesians 3:16)

10) What was Paul’s next petition in verse seventeen? (Ephesians 3:17)

11) What two things did Paul desire in regard to the Christian’s love? (Ephesians 3:17)

12) What was Paul’s next petition in verse eighteen? (Ephesians 3:18)

13) Concerning what does the apostle now pray that we might have an “experiential knowledge,” even though the thing itself passes comprehension? (Ephesians 3:19)

14) Can you state the last petition in your own words? (Ephesians 3:19)

15) Who should we give glory to throughout all ages in this verse? (Ephesians 3:21)

Ephesians Chapter 4

1) What is the key thought of the practical section of the epistle? (Ephesians 4:1)

2) How will the realization of the loftiness of our calling immediately itself in the life? (Ephesians 4:2)

3) Can you state one of the primary duties of every Christian? (Ephesians 4:3)

4) Who is the author of unity in this verse? (Ephesians 4:3)

5) What is the doctrinal basis for this unity of the Spirit? (Ephesians 4:4-6)

6) When our Lord ascended to Heaven, what two special signs of His deity were manifested? (Ephesians 4:8)

7) When Jesus Christ ascended, whom did He lead in this verse? (Ephesians 4:8)

8) Which direction did the Spirit of Jesus go when it went into the paradise section of the realm of departed Spirits (Hades)? (Ephesians 4:9)

9) What did Christ do next after demonstrating to these saved spirits in paradise that His atoning sacrifice had at last been made? (Ephesians 4:10)

10) The Holy Spirit gives enablement to believers to make them effective servants. What were Christ’s gifts to His Church? (Ephesians 4:11)

11) Can you describe the nature of the work assigned to these persons? (Ephesians 4:12)

12) When we begin to become “full grown” in Christ, what will we supposedly leave behind? (Ephesians 4:13-14)

13) What happens to those who are in love with the truth of GOD’S Word? (Ephesians 4:15)

14) How can a person effectively contend for the truth? (Ephesians 4:15)

15) If the body is to develop properly, what must every part contribute? (Ephesians 4:16)

16) In what should a Christian differ from people of the world? (Ephesians 4:17)

17) What is naturally expected of unregenerated people? (Ephesians 4:18)

18) When people have no capacity for moral or spiritual feeling, to what do they usually give themselves? (Ephesians 4:19)

19) What more can a believer do than “learn of Christ”? (Ephesians 4:20)

20) What should the wife do for the Lord in this verse? (Ephesians 4:22)

21) What should a Christian always be careful to do? (Ephesians 4:25)

22) If the devil gains control of us, where does the fault lie? (Ephesians 4:27)

23) If we have need of anything, how are we supposed to get it? (Ephesians 4:28)

24) What should never pass the lips of a Christian? (Ephesians 4:29)

25) If one is truly born of the Spirit, unto what time is his salvation secure? (Ephesians 4:30)

26) When occasions of difference occur between us as Christians, what should we ever remember? (Ephesians 4:32)

Ephesians Chapter 5

1) What does Paul say that we should be followers of whom in verse one? (Ephesians 5:1)

2) In what special respect is the believer expected to show conformity of life with that of God? (Ephesians 5:2)

3) Can you list three sins that are not to be named among Christians? (Ephesians 5:3)

4) Can you list other things which a Christian should not do? (Ephesians 5:4)

5) Who can definitely be considered as outside the Kingdom of Jesus Christ? (Ephesians 5:5)

6) What is said of those who are born again? (Ephesians 5:8)

7) What is the fruit of the Spirit contrasted with? (Ephesians 5:9)

8) What happens when one who is walking in the light is among sinful men? (Ephesians 5:13)

9) If men want their lives to count against the darkness of this world, what must they do? (Ephesians 5:14)

10) Why is it sinful for a Christians to fool away their time? (Ephesians 5:16)

11) What should take up all the Christian’s time? (Ephesians 5:17)

12) While drunken people often sing their worldly songs, what does the Holy Spirit cause believers to do? (Ephesians 5:19-20)

13) What will always be an outstanding characteristic of those who are filled with the Spirit? (Ephesians 5:20)

14) Unto whose husbands are wives to be submissive to? (Ephesians 5:22)

15) The headship of the man in the family is patterned after that of Christ. In what sense is the husband the head of the woman? (Ephesians 5:23)

16) How is the husband to treat his wife? (Ephesians 5:25-28)

17) What tremendous obligation is laid upon the husband? (Ephesians 5:25)

18) What was He seeking to do for His Church? (Ephesians 5:26)

19) Why does the Church, as a body, need cleansing? (Ephesians 5:27)

20) How is a man to love his wife? (Ephesians 5:28)

21) What does this imply as to a man’s actions toward his wife? (Ephesians 5:29)

22) In speaking of the relationship of husband and wife, what other relationship did the apostles have in mind? (Ephesians 5:32)

Ephesians Chapter 6

1) What is one decree of God for the well-being of the family and society? (Ephesians 6:1)

2) In subservience to whom are parents to exert authority in the family? (Ephesians 6:1)

3) Can you state the first commandment with a promise attached? (Ephesians 6:2)

4) What is the promise in verse three of the book of Ephesians? (Ephesians 6:3)

5) What is the father’s duty in this verse? (Ephesians 6:4)

6) How is the father to bring up his children? (Ephesians 6:4)

7) How could even the duties of a slave be sanctified? (Ephesians 6:5)

8) What did the apostle think about a Christian working hard just when the employer is looking? (Ephesians 6:6)

9) What is the way to serve even the hardest employer with good will? (Ephesians 6:7)

10) Under what obligation does God put the employer? (Ephesians 6:9)

11) What should every employer bear in mind? (Ephesians 6:9)

12) In facing evil powers, what must take the place of natural wisdom and courage? (Ephesians 6:10)

13) What must every Christian have to be victorious? (Ephesians 6:11)

14) Can you state the eminent peril of every believer? (Ephesians 6:12)

15) Who will provide this armor in verse eleven? (Ephesians 6:11)

16) Why is a whole armor needed in this verse? (Ephesians 6:13)

17) What must be done in addition to “withstanding” in this evil day? (Ephesians 6:13)

18) Can you name two parts of the armor that are given? (Ephesians 6:14)

19) What relationship is there between the girdle and Christ? (Ephesians 6:14)

20) What is the Christian’s breastplate made of? (Ephesians 6:14)

21) What does the Christian need to give him firm spiritual footing? (Ephesians 6:15)

22) What does the shield represent? (Ephesians 6:16)

23) By faith, what is he able to do? (Ephesians 6:16)

24) Which is the great offensive weapon? (Ephesians 6:17)

25) At what special time may this praying be directed to the throne of God? (Ephesians 6:18)

Note: I pray that these questions have helped your study and under standing of Gods’ word in the Bible. Please feel free to pass them on to other people if they have helped you.

Your, Brother in Christ

Frank Rose