From David to Mary to Jesus Christ Himself, we'll learn how God used each of these people for His purpose and what lessons each can teach us today.
Mike reviews the life and times of one of the Old Testament's reluctant heroes and demonstrates how his rise to greatness sets a course for our own spiritual development today. (Judges 6-8)
In this lesson, Mike cuts through the many human and cultural views of John the Baptist in order to reveal the true character and mission of this important Bible personage.
Mike compares the science of the knock-out in boxing with the way sin can destroy us if we don't properly defend ourselves. (Mark 6:14-29)
In this sermon, Mike reviews a spectacular failure in Aaron's life and how God used this to prepare him for one of the most important roles in Jewish history. (Exodus 32:1-24; 40:12-16)
This sermon examines the character and faith of Joseph, the earthly father of Jesus. (Matthew 1:18-25; Luke 2:21-24;39-41)
The story of David and Bathsheba is used to illustrate the gracious nature of God's character and the power of His forgiveness. (II Samuel 12:14-15)
Solomon sketches out the character of a woman who uses her sexual charm to seduce a foolish man. (Proverbs 7)
This lesson explores how people of faith react when facing their 'moment of truth.' (Genesis 22:1-19)
This sermon reviews the parable of the Rich Fool in Luke 12 and cautions of worldly-mindedness and selfish ambition. (Luke 12:13-21)
In this lesson, Mike describes the relationships between three Mary's and how they ended up at the cross of Christ. (John 19:23-25)
This lesson explores the series of decisions and weaknesses that led one of Jesus' chosen Apostles to commit history's most treacherous act. (Luke 6:12-19)
Luke's gospel describes a "modern" woman of that age who became the first truly liberated woman of the New Testament. (Luke 7:36-50)
In this sermon Mike will compare the information on Mary, Jesus' mother, contained in the Bible to the various doctrines put forth by the Catholic church. (Proverbs 5:18-20)
This lesson explores the qualifications necessary if one were to be considered for employment in Heaven. (Barnabas) (Philippians 2:25-27)
The tragic story of an exceptionally gifted servant of God who fails to live up to his potential and calling. (Samson) (Judges 13)
An impossible situation with insurmountable odds, in this lesson we look at the book of Daniel and see how these men responded to the king's challenge. (Daniel 3:1-30)
This sermon digs into the life of Jonah the prophet beyond the story of his experience of being swallowed by a whale. We'll examine the power of his spiritual gifts and the nature of his weaknesses in order to get a more complete understanding of this important figure in Bible history.
One of the most difficult decisions that parents must make is who to appoint as guardians for their children in case both parents die at the same time. You think about who you would give your kids to if you are gone. (Luke 1:25-56)
The preeminence of Christ over all in the material and the spiritual world is demonstrated through the teachings of Paul the Apostle in the epistle to the Colossian church.
The story of Esther is used to illustrate how God's providence works in the life of believers. (Esther 4:13)
Mary - The Single Parent
A look at Mary, the mother of Jesus, as a woman, wife, and ultimately, a widow.