A Heart of Dedication

In the lesson this week, Mike takes a look at God’s wisdom in raising children and dedicating them to Him. Children are God’s gift; they are to be protected. They are to be instructed in God’s wisdom. They are to be disciplined, as God disciplines His sons (Hebrews 12:7). Our vision for our children should be…

I Am the Vine

The grape vine provided Jesus with the perfect analogy to illustrate his relationship to His people. In John 15, Jesus says (perhaps in comparison to a representation of a vine at the temple), “I am the true vine.” He sustains the branches (his people), causing those branches provide much fruit (the good works of our lives).

Blazing the Trail to Heaven

“I am the way.” In a world that struggles with the idea of only ONE way to get to heaven (the Father’s house), Jesus said that he is the way: “No one comes to the Father except through me.” But, if one really wants to know the way to living with the Father, the only person…

Jesus, the Light of the World

Jesus is the light of the world. The question is whether or not the world recognizes that light. In this lesson, Mike talks about the “Shekinah glory” of God and the way Jesus has represented the “light of the world” from the very beginning.   When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, “I…