Tagged - Righteous (40)
Paul continues to describe the proper response of the saved to God in the form of righteous living. (Ephesians 4:17-5:14)
This sermon looks at the very real reasons why everyone, even the very good, suffers and what is ultimately gained by experiences of sorrow and pain.
In the book of Ezekiel, the Lord rebukes Jewish leaders for abandoning their role as spiritual shepherds over the nation. He says, "I searched for a man among them who would build up the wall and stand in the gap before Me for the land, so that I would not destroy it; but I found no one." Ezekiel 22:30
This series continues with Paul explaining and comparing both the physical and spiritual circumcisions as well as the teachers who promote each of these. (Philippians 3:1-6)
Prime 29m Class
Paul concludes his argument that the gospel he has preached and modeled is superior in its ability to save and reward those who believe and remain faithful to the end. (Philippians 3:7-21)
Prime 38m Class
In the final section of his letter, Paul reviews the elements that demonstrate Christian maturity in one's life and the ultimate blessing that these bring to the believer who pursues them. (Philippians 4:1-23)
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.
Solomon sketches out the character of a woman who uses her sexual charm to seduce a foolish man. (Proverbs 7)
The last lesson in this series provides practical Biblical advise to both husbands and wives on how to make each other happy.
Prime 44m Class
In this sermon Mike reviews the broader implications of stewardship beyond the simple giving of money. (Matthew 25:14-30)
This class will explore the mindset of the lazy person, how this sin affects a person and how to deal with laziness in one's life.
Prime 44m Class
This passage looks at the result of Cain's sin and the punishment meted out to him by God. (Genesis 4:9-24)
In this last lesson, Mike will discuss the #1 issue in the survey - Bad Eating Habits and how one can turn this bad habit into a productive and healthy one.
Mike reviews the various ways that God calls each Christian at one time or another in life.
Once people heard Jesus' teachings many turned away from Him because He was not describing the "kingdom" that they had hoped would come.
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.
Paul demonstrates how tempting it is to use human methods to bring people to God instead of God's method which is the preaching of the gospel. (I Corinthians 1:18-31)
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
The Christian faith is based on the person of Jesus Christ. In this lesson we will look closely at this person in order to more clearly define His true nature and character.
This class will examine the three types of psalms that make up the "Wisdom" category of psalms.
Prime 37m Class
This sermon examines the similarities between the making of bread with flour and yeast and the spiritual kingdom of heaven. A short parable with a wide application to our spiritual lives.
This lesson explores the character of Jesus in His role of Good Shepherd rather than His suffering as sacrificial lamb. (John 10:1-18)
This lesson will examine the reasons why Jesus used parables in His teaching ministry and what rules we need to follow in order to understand their original meaning and how to draw applications from them today. (Matthew 13:1-52)
Roman Catholics have a very distinctive view of Christianity. This lesson explores the best ways to engage and share, with a Catholic, a more Biblical approach to the Christian faith.
This first lesson explores the essential nature of God and how we can relate to Him effectively.
Background information as to the setting, conditions, and purpose for the writing of the book of Revelation by John the Apostle.
Prime 41m Class
Why does God allow so much evil in this world especially if He is supposed to be a good and merciful God? Hopefully, the answers provided in this lesson will help bring to faith those who doubt there is a God because of the suffering that they see in the world.
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 lesson examines "nature" type psalms and how they are designed to not only highlight the beauty of creation but also how the creation serves to honor and reveal the power of God.
Mike continues the section describing Paul's second missionary journey and an important meeting at the church in Jerusalem to decide the future of Paul's work among the Gentiles. (Acts 15:36-18:22)
Prime 34m Class
In the second lesson in this series, Mike explains the main differences between hope as it is used and described here on earth and Biblical hope which is described and manifested in both the Old and New Testaments of the Bible.
Prime 26m Class
In this lesson we review the five main topics discussed by Jesus in His Sermon on the Mount. (Matthew 5:1-7:29)
Prime 41m Class
In Matthew 5:44, Jesus tells His disciples that they should "pray for those who persecute you."
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)
After gathering his wives and children and leaving Laban behind, Jacob faces the dangerous confrontation with his brother Esau who had vowed to kill him because of his deception in the matter of the blessing from Isaac. (Genesis 32:1-33:20)
Prime 37m Class
The cross of Jesus Christ has the power to do three things that nothing or no one else can accomplish. (John 12:32)
Solomon is no longer exploring and writing about the various experiences and pursuits of worldly living, which have left him unfulfilled and depressed. He now turns his attention to leadership and the qualities that leaders need to possess. (Ecclesiastes 8:1-9:10)
Prime 33m Class