Tagged - Grace (42)
This 6 part series explores the meaning and value of God's grace expressed in Jesus' cross as well as some common misconceptions concerning this blessing.
Prime Series 6 lessons
The grace of God is powerfully revealed and described in the story of Jesus' death, burial and resurrection, and nowhere is the grace of God more eloquently explained than in the book of Romans.
Prime Series 13 lessons
Paul answers a critical question concerning the Jews - "Why weren't the Jews saved?"
Prime 37m Class
This lesson demonstrates how grace produces a new sobriety in one's soul and the natural spiritual outcome of this new influence. (I Peter 1:13-2:10)
Prime 36m Class
The final lesson in the Grace for Beginners series examines the very real changes that the grace of God produces in our every day lives.
Prime 29m Class
Paul describes how God's grace empowered him to deal successfully with the thorns in his life.
Prime 31m Class
This lesson examines the impact of the gospel message on those who have been divorced.
Prime 37m Class
Grace in Peter's Life and Writings
In this lesson we examine the engine of our faith and how it powers all that we do and hope to do in Christ.
Grace - The Favor of God
Mike outlines the rewards obtained by those who exercise the non-miraculous but very dynamic spiritual gift of liberality. (II Corinthians 8-9)
This introductory lesson on Peter's first epistle examines the many facets of Peter's life and begins exploring the different meanings this Apostle attributed to God's grace. (I Peter 1:1-12)
Prime 33m Class
Paul concludes his teaching on grace by describing the final results in a person's life after being saved by faith in response to God's grace.
Peter continues to list the various ways God's grace affects Christians. In this section, he describes the suffering many Christians experience because of their faith and how to properly respond when it does. (I Peter 3:8-4:19)
Prime 36m Class
In this final lesson from Peter's first epistle, Mike will review the last of grace's enabling features, Christian service and how Peter says that the leaders of the church should embody this virtue. (I Peter 5:1-14)
Prime 25m Class
This lesson examines other mistaken images used to explain the concept of grace and reviews the stories of King David and Paul the Apostle to demonstrate how God's grace actually worked in producing their forgiveness.
Prime 35m Class
Peter continues to describe the very real effects of grace on a Christian's character by cultivating a more submissive heart. (I Peter 2:1-3:7)
In this introductory lesson, Mike looks at a key passage in the first chapter that summarizes the entire epistle.
Paul explains what this grace demands and how that very same grace enables us to meet those demands.
Paul begins his epistle by explaining the universality of sinfulness and how it has affected mankind.
In this lesson, Mike explains how God has responded to man's rejection of God's initial offer of grace.
Prime 35m Class
This section of Romans contains the reason why and the method how God's grace was revealed to sinful man.
In this class, we look at the Law and Abraham as we begin chapter 4 of Romans. We'll also take a short 6 question "Faith Check" quiz.
Prime 28m Class
In this lesson, Paul answers a third question concerning salvation: "What does salvation give me?"
Paul continues to answer questions that his readers might ask concerning what he has written. In this section, he answers the possible question "if compliance to rules cannot save me, why should I even try?"
Paul continues with his answer to the question, "If I am under grace, why should I try to obey the Law?" In this section, he will respond to this question from an experiential instead of an historical perspective.
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
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)
The secret to correcting bad behavior and becoming better people is to replace the elements of bad behavior with good and positive things in our lives. In this lesson, we look at 3 changes that are necessary to become a better person.
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.
The Bible refers to Jesus in ways that describe His sovereignty (e.g. Lord of the Harvest, Lord of the Sabbath, etc.). In this lesson Mike will explore Jesus' Lordship over the most hopeless of situations in our lives. (Matthew 9:36-38)
Top Ten Things that Kill Church Growth
In this lesson we examine 10 things that hinder church growth.
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
Mike reviews the various ways that God calls each Christian at one time or another in life.
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)
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.
This sermon examines the character and faith of Joseph, the earthly father of Jesus. (Matthew 1:18-25; Luke 2:21-24;39-41)
Mike traces out the beginning and completion of Paul's first missionary journey with the many interesting and challenging stops along the way. (Acts 13:1-15:35)
Prime 41m Class
This lesson examines the historical and social settings in which the church at Ephesus was established.