These lessons are studies on what the Bible actually teaches about God, the Church, morals, spiritual development and everyday issues faced by all Christians.
This sermon attempts to separate the various legends and false ideas about these spiritual beings found in pop culture, and establish a more accurate picture of them based solely on Biblical information.
In order to motivate more people to experience the very special joy that comes with exercising this virtue, Mike will review what the Bible teaches concerning 'the love of strangers.' (Deuteronomy 10:17-19)
Mike drills down into the Word and lays out what the New Testament actually says concerning the possibility of a Christian losing their salvation, once having been saved. (Hebrews 6:1-6)
This sermon traces out the various features of God's Kingdom that separate it from every other organized body here on this earth, and how it came to be this way. (John 18:33-36)
This sermon compares the various ideas that exist about heaven with the Bible's description of this dimension.
A discussion about the core element of the gospel message - by what power are we saved and how does it work? The lesson will explain the ideas of faith and grace in their proper Biblical contexts. (Ephesians 2:4-10; I Peter 3:21-22)
Baptism and the Holy Spirit
I am constantly amazed by religious radio and television programs that throw around the name of the Holy Spirit in their sermons and casual comments.
Prayer and Fasting
The spiritual use, benefits, and practice of the combined spiritual disciplines of prayer and fasting are examined within a Biblical context.
Freedom From Sin
What does Paul mean when he says that we have been freed from sin; that we become slaves to righteousness?
Why Jesus Had to Resurrect
In the Church of Christ we have no "special" services for religious holidays like Easter but the fact that Easter Sunday is celebrated by many seems to motivate people to make an extra effort to be at church service at this time.
Do I Have to Attend Every Worship Service?
This is probably the question many people want to ask but don't say out loud. The most asked question about worship. I believe that there is a problem if you even have to ask this question.