Tagged - Glory (41)
In this series, Mike will examine in detail the final hours of Jesus' life as He experienced the events leading to His death on the cross followed by His glorious resurrection.
Prime Series 5 lessons
This final lesson will review the Biblical foundation and historical record that establish vocal singing as the Spirit ordained manner of musical praise in public worship.
Prime 31m Class
Having finished describing Jesus' glorious life and ministry the author now focuses on the type of church that carries His glorious name. (Hebrews 10:19-39)
Concerning fathers Solomon says, "Grandchildren are the crown of old men, and the glory of sons is their fathers." Proverbs 17:6
The writer completes this great homage to Christ with some final thoughts on holy living and a final word of encouragement and greeting. (Hebrews 13:1-25)
In this lesson Mike diagrams and explains the famous chapter that describes the 'heroes of faith.' (Hebrews 11:1-40)
Prime 27m Class
The author continues his description of the type of people who belong in Christ's Church as those who have a holy lifestyle. (Hebrews 12:1-29)
Prime 43m Class
This sermon compares the various ideas that exist about heaven with the Bible's description of this dimension.
Pride and self-centeredness are the topics of this lesson. How to combat this natural human tendency and cultivate an accurate sense of self are discussed.
In the final session, Mike will profile the ministry of Stephen as the template for effective service in Acts Chapters 6 and 7.
Prime 23m Class
This study begins to examine the visions Daniel has about future kingdoms and relates them to actual historical facts.
In this lesson Mike examines six gifts we receive from God at our conversion and the one gift that powers all of them. (John 3:3-5)
This lesson reviews the mistakes Eve made which led her to committing the first sin in human history. (Genesis 3:1-6)
Prime 38m Class
In this session, Mike examines those Biblical qualities that both preachers and elders need to develop in order to be effective and thus successful in carrying out their respective roles in ministry.
Top Ten Things that Kill Church Growth
In this lesson we examine 10 things that hinder church growth.
In this sermon Mike reviews the broader implications of stewardship beyond the simple giving of money. (Matthew 25:14-30)
The last lesson in this series provides practical Biblical advice to both husbands and wives on how to make each other happy.
Prime 44m Class
In the opening verses of chapter one John goes back before the beginning of time to introduce Jesus and His relationship to God. (John 1:1-18)
Prime 32m Class
An in-depth study of Acts chapter 2 where Luke clearly explains the Biblical ministry system and how ministry and growth are interrelated.
Prime 42m Class
God tells us that Satan is actively trying to ruin us. In this lesson, Mike reveals the many tactics Satan uses to destroy God's church.
A background look at the person (Daniel) and the circumstances surrounding his exile from Jerusalem to Babylon as well as a first description of the dream that forms the basis for Daniel's prophecies.
One of the overlooked factors that contribute to the mindless gun violence we have experienced in this nation is low self-esteem. In this lesson, Mike explores the roots and connection between this condition and the depraved acts recently committed by young shooters.
Tied for 5th place in our countdown was the issue of coping with change. This lesson provides practical strategies that help people deal with the anxiety often caused by life's many changes.
Prime 38m Class
The resurrection of Jesus remains the single most volatile and important event of our age. (Romans 1:3-4)
This lesson lays out the simple yet powerful plan that God has initiated to save mankind from eternal condemnation due to personal sin and how Jesus Christ fits into this plan of salvation.
This first lesson in this series contains the background information on the history of the Galatian church, Paul's reason for writing this letter, and the general division of the topics that the Apostle addresses in his epistle to these people. (Galatians 1:1-5)
Prime 36m Class
One of the most popular devotional songs is the one that asks God to "Make me a servant." The melody is beautiful and the words pierce through to the very core of the character of Jesus and the Christian faith. When we sing this song do we know what we are asking?
Mike explains the nature and purpose of the three permanent resurrections described in the New Testament.
This class will examine the three types of psalms that make up the "Wisdom" category of psalms.
Prime 37m Class
In this lesson we continue to examine background information about Matthew himself and a closer look at the purpose and structure of his book.
Mike begins with a critical review of all four gospels in order to prepare for a focused study of the Book of Luke.
This opening session examines the core activity of public worship - communication with God, and how this essential component can be enhanced by learning the language of communication with God.
Prime 40m Class
In His response to the attacks by the Pharisees Jesus describes a variety of ways to lose one's soul. Each of these being demonstrated by the Jewish leaders who were opposing Him. (John 5:1-47)
Prime 35m Class
The two things that the Church of Christ is known for by those who are not members are the fact that we don't use instruments of music in our worship, and we require all to be baptized by immersion. Baptism is not a modern religious invention, it has a history as long as Christianity itself and in this lesson, I'd like to review that with you.
This lesson explores the character of Jesus in His role of Good Shepherd rather than His suffering as sacrificial lamb. (John 10:1-18)
In this lesson, Mike will review the beliefs of the 11 major world religions concerning salvation and compare these with the teachings of Christianity on this important subject.
Prime 42m Class
This lesson begins the comments and explanations of the material that Matthew lists in his opening narrative which include Jesus' genealogy, birth, escape to Egypt and return to Nazareth. (Matthew 1:1-4:23)
This first lesson in the series establishes the historical and religious context for the writing of this book. (Hebrews 1:1-3)
Prime 40m Class
Mike tackles the number one struggle in the survey, lack of personal discipline and highlights the difference between the popular notion of self-discipline and the Bible's teaching concerning this issue.
The cross of Jesus Christ has the power to do three things that nothing or no one else can accomplish. (John 12:32)