Pastor Bates takes a brief look at the temptations of Christ in the Wilderness (Matthew 4:1-11) as a pattern for Christians to follow today if they are to have spiritual victory.
Pastor exposes some of the greatest errors of the Roman Catholic Church such as: Mariolatry, the errors of the priesthood, the Papacy, and the Mass. You won’t find a Scriptural basis for any of these. Listen to the series so you can help lead Catholics you know out of the darkness and into the light.
June 2019 - October 2019
Many believe that God saves those who have something to offer Him ~ those who see their own worthiness. But is that really the kind of person God saves? Not according to Jesus Himself. Jesus rocked the religious world of His day by pointing out a path to God that went against conventional wisdom, human intuition, and long-standing traditions.
February - March 2019
In this series, Pastor looked into the lives of the twelve men that Jesus spent most of His time with here on earth, the disciples. Much revelation is given about some of them, and some of them we know very little about them personally, Yet, you will find the study of these twelve men very encouraging; mainly because you’ll find that these were very common men that were called, equipped and empowered for a very uncommon ministry.
September 2017 - January 2018
This series of messages examines the lives of many individuals in the Bible that have so fascinated all of us. Pastor Bates looks at the lives of people like David, John, Philemon, Esther, Anna, John the Baptist and more. We see how God so wondrously molds and shapes and reshapes people throughout their lives ~ building them up and breaking them down ~ graciously and tenderly leading them along.
February - August 2017