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The Believer’s Role
Ephesians 6:1-9



Read through Ephesians 6 several times to get an overall view of the topics Paul is writing about.  Then focus on verses 1-9.



Using an English dictionary or a concordance, define the following:

  • Diligent
  • Provoke


Read Ephesians 6:1-4 and Deuteronomy 6:4-9

  • What is the Shema?
  • Why is it important?

Read Ephesians 6:5-8

  • Who is Paul speaking to?
  • How are they to be obedient?
  • How are they to be treated?


Read Deuteronomy 6:7 again

  • What are some practical ways you can be diligent in teaching your child(red) about the Lord?


Read Ephesians 6:5-9 again

  • In our modern world, what relationship do you relate this to?


How can you begin to change the often misunderstood idea of submission and equality, reflecting its Biblical foundation in your marriage, home, workplace, and church?


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Read Ephesians 6:5-9 again

In our modern world, what relationship do you relate this to?

Definitely in my workplace. I think when we get frustrated with people we work with, it makes it much easier to do a wonderful job when we remember we are doing it as to the Lord. Sometimes when people are difficult – it’s easy to do a halfhearted job or leave more work for others, not be a team player, etc…

Stephanie K. Adams

There are so many times I have to remind myself I am serving God and not man. Keeping focused on Him can be a challenge when we get frustrated or upset, especially at work. I pray you will find moments of praise and worship to re-focus and keep your eyes on the One who has placed you in that specific place for a ministry.


I’m going to try and carry index cards on me – so I can sneak off and read them when I need to!!!

Stephanie K. Adams

That is a great idea. Not only will it help in those situations, but it will help you to memorize scripture, too! I used to carry cards in my purse, but when I started carrying a diaper bag I kind of stopped. Now they are grown adults and I should probably start doing that again.

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