Peter says the death of Jesus “ransomed” mankind from an “empty way of life” (1 Peter 1:18). That ransom was accomplished by the trading of one life for many, the death of the Son of God. Yes, the blood of Christ was given to “ransom” us from certain death, but do we see it for the GIFT that it is?

Seasoned with salt

This lesson continues Mike’s series from the book of Colossians. Our words, our conversations, have the power to encourage, to build up, and to leave a good impression on others. On the other hand, those same words and conversations can leave others discouraged, disgruntled, and upset. In our journey towards personal transformation (Colossians 3:1-10), Paul…

A Mystery revealed

There are many places in the Scripture where Paul talks about the “mystery of the gospel.” So, what exactly is that “mystery?” In this lesson, based on Colossians 1:24-27, Mike outlines the mystery of the gospel revealed by Paul.

Jesus as creator

Jesus is the CREATOR of the universe. “Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made (John 1:3 NIV).” In this lesson, Mike looks at the majesty of the creation and the Creator.