Ephesians: The Story of God

Ephesians: The Story of God

Taught by Mark D. Roberts

Bridging the historical distance between the New Testament and our modern culture, the Ephesians course, featuring lectures by Mark Roberts, emphasizes living out the biblical text in today’s world.

Course Details

  • 18 Units

  • Self-paced

  • 7 hours of video

  • Intermediate

  • Ephesians: The Story of God Commentary

12 Month Access
$199.99 USD

Already Enrolled? Sign in

Course Description

The Ephesians course, featuring author and professor Mark Roberts, covers the book of Ephesians in eighteen engaging units. Roberts offers a clear and compelling introduction to the entire book, guiding learners in creatively and faithfully living out its message in today's context. Units tackle the historical distance between the New Testament and contemporary culture. Using a story-centric approach, this course is ideal for formal and informal students alike, for anyone who wants to better understand Ephesians today.

Overall, the Ephesians course views Scripture as God's Story, examining the book in its canonical and historical setting, in order to foster discernment in living God's Story faithfully and creatively with and for the church in the twenty-first century.

By completing this course, you’ll gain:

  • Greater familiarity with and appreciation for the oft-quoted letter to the Ephesians
  • Insight into how to faithfully live out the message of Ephesians today
  • A deeper understanding of the historical world of the New Testament and how that might affect today’s reading of the text
  • Confidence in your growing knowledge through personalized review sessions and unit assessments

Meet Your Instructors

Mark D. Roberts

PhD, Harvard

Mark D. Roberts is executive director of the Max De Pree Center for Leadership at Fuller Seminary. Previously, he was senior director of Laity Lodge and senior pastor of Irvine Presbyterian Church in Southern California.

Course Outline

  • Introduction

  • Ephesians 1:1-2

  • Ephesians 1:3-14

  • Ephesians 1:15-23

  • Ephesians 2:1-10

  • Ephesians 2:11-22

  • Ephesians 3:1-13

  • Ephesians 3:14-21


  • Ephesians 4:1-6

  • Ephesians 4:7-16

  • Ephesians 4:17-5:2

  • Ephesians 5:3-14

  • Ephesians 5:15-20

  • Ephesians 5:21-33

  • Ephesians 6:1-4

  • Ephesians 6:5-9

  • Ephesians 6:10-20

  • Ephesians 6:21-24



BibleMesh is now offering an integrated reading experience for our new book-based courses. As before, students will be guided through their reading with book excerpts embedded within the course. This allows for an improved reading experience within the course. Students will also be able to pop out the book reader into a full-screen, fully-featured web-based reading platform where they will be able to see the wider context of each excerpt and access the complete book.

Retain what you learn with Cerego's award-winning learning engine

High-quality video lectures and interactive reading materials are further enhanced by Cerego. Cerego’s team is comprised of experts in memory science, technology and education committed to advancing the personalized learning movement. Their next generation learning engine applies adaptive learning and memory science to enhance how you learn, study, and remember.

  • Learn Faster

    All of your lessons are taught by scholars, designed by educators, and enhanced by Cerego. Cerego's technology is built on proven memory science that helps students learn faster and remember longer.

  • Remember Longer

    Your study plan is 100% personalized for your brain and based on the latest in cognitive science to help you retain what you learn.

  • Track Your Progress

    Your dashboard updates every time you study, so you can see what you've learned—and what to review next on your path to mastery.