Tagged - Justified (40)
Christians are in a unique situation when called on to deal with their enemies. This lesson will outline the various strategies that the Bible provides when believers must face those who injure them in some way.
Top Ten Things that Kill Church Growth
In this lesson we examine 10 things that hinder church growth.
This lesson compares Job's response to death and dying with the famous five stage response originally stated by Elisabeth Kübler-Ross. (Job 1:1-ff)
Mike reviews the various ways that God calls each Christian at one time or another in life.
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
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.
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.
Prime 34m Class
In this introductory lesson, Mike looks at a key passage in the first chapter that summarizes the entire epistle.
Prime 32m Class
In this parable, Jesus tells the story itself and then the true meaning of the story as it relates to the kingdom. (Matthew 22:2-14)
In the first part of his letter Jude describes the dangerous men and their tactics in spreading false doctrine.
A lesson reviewing key Bible ideas about sexual immorality and Paul's warning about this subject to the Corinthians and by extension, to us today. (I Corinthians 6:18)
1. The 10 Commandments and the Christian
This is the first session in our series. A good place to start with a study on the 10 commandments is to examine there relevance for us today.
Paul recounts his own personal history of faith and early work as a missionary establishing churches throughout the Roman Empire. He also describes an important confrontation with another Apostle over the very issues that existed in the Galatian church.
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 lesson not only reviews what the Bible teaches concerning faith but also describes the legitimate spiritual experience that comes with having biblical faith.
Prime 31m Class
This lesson explores the common misunderstandings of how grace and faith work in the salvation of one's soul.
Paul goes into detail describing the core idea of the gospel message, that we are saved by a system of faith and not by a system of law which the false teachers were promoting. (Galatians 2:11-21)
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
This lesson explains the promises made by God to Noah concerning the survival of his family and Noah's prophecy about the future of each of his sons and their descendants. (Genesis 9:7-29)
This lesson leads to the climax of Abraham's journey of faith and describes the events surrounding Sarah's death. (Genesis 22:1-23:20)
Mike reviews the ways we fall into being overly critical and how we can arm ourselves to resist this easy impulse.
Prime 36m Class
Of all the concepts and philosophies promoted throughout history, Christianity's main idea has, and continues to have, the greatest impact and ongoing influence in the world.
A psalm written by David goes through the phases that every victim of sin must go through (including the Modern Aids patient) in order to reach peace with self and God.
This lesson reviews the relationship between Abraham and his nephew Lot as well as the godly wisdom the family leader used to resolve a serious dispute. (Genesis 13:1-18)
Ever notice that surrendering to the Lord is a slow process? It usually begins with an admission that He is God, and you are not, something fairly obvious to the casual observer but...
This lesson examines common errors made in teaching the doctrine of sanctification, and provides a guide to the stages of this spiritual process in each Christian.
Prime 32m Class
Mike answers questions concerning which baptism is the one true baptism found in the Bible, and when forgiveness is applied.
Prime 47m Class
Money has a way of creating more worries and health is so fragile, youth is temporary and usually not appreciated by those who possess it, power corrupts and great intelligence leads to pride, but peace of mind is precious at every season in life, every position in society, every level of ability. (Philippians 4:4-9)
Paul addresses the problems connected with marriage, divorce, and remarriage. (I Corinthians 7:1-40)
A review of Isaiah's prophecy concerning the suffering servant and its fulfillment in the redemptive work of Christ. (Isaiah 53)
Matthew describes the aggressive questioning Jesus would begin to draw from the Jewish religious leaders as His ministry progressed. (Matthew 11:1-12:50)
Prime 44m Class
In chapters 20 and 21 of Genesis, we read about Abraham's continued walk of faith and a description of the people who were the source for the religion of Islam. (Genesis 20:1-21:34)
Prime 40m Class
In this lesson Paul establishes the main argument of his letter to the Galatians, that spiritual blessings have always been obtained through a system of faith and not through a system of merit. (Galatians 3:6-22)
Prime 34m Class
This lesson reviews the basic instructions God provides concerning the subject of sex in marriage. (Hebrews 13:4)
In this section of Genesis, we learn how Jacob came to have two wives who would, in addition to their female slaves, bear the 12 sons of Jacob. (Genesis 28:1-30:24)
The story of David's relationship with Abigail highlights a time when he nearly ruined his potential reign as king and reveals the character of one of the Bible's most remarkable women. (I Samuel 25:1-42)
Mike examines the words and ideas that Paul lays before us in Galatians 5 as he describes the actual perfection Christians can achieve through the power of the Holy Spirit.
Prime 36m Class