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Pastor Mike Fabarez

A Wake-Up Call to Deal with the Dirt in Our Lives – Part C

March 23, 2023

You can’t go back and change the past, but God may be calling you to go back and clean up the mess! Pastor Mike Fabarez points to a story in Second Samuel chapter 21 that reminds us no matter how long ago a sin occurred, we need to deal with it now—even if it costs us financially or personally.

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It’s tempting to think that our sins aren’t as serious as someone else’s. But what does God say about our sin? And do you agree with Him? Pastor Mike Fabarez shares the two-step process to deal with sin. No matter how hard we try, we can’t make things right, until we agree with God and make amends.
March 22, 2023
It’s common to hear people defend, make excuses for, or even rationalize wrong choices. But God clearly says, He hates sin! Pastor Mike Fabarez explains why it’s dangerous to minimize sin.
March 21, 2023
Disagreements drive us apart from the people we’re in conflict with, but God wants His people to aim at unity. So how do we seek reconciliation with someone we’re at odds with? Pastor Mike Fabarez explains how we can move towards those we disagree with.
March 20, 2023
What is the “unpardonable sin?” Is it really possible to cross a point of no return, where it’s too late to repent? Pastor Mike Fabarez tackles these questions and presents a definitive explanation of what it means to “blaspheme the Holy Spirit.”
March 17, 2023
It’s impossible to always get along with everyone. So the question is: How are you going to deal with conflict when it comes? Pastor Mike Fabarez reveals the first rule of biblical engagement when dealing with a disagreement.
March 16, 2023
The older you get, the more you realize you can’t take it with you! All your earthly possessions stay here when you go to eternity. And that should motivate us to be generous! Pastor Mike Fabarez explains how godly wisdom leads to generosity.
March 15, 2023
There are lots of downsides to getting older. You might start to lose your eyesight, your hearing, and even your hair! But as we age, godly men and women should be increasing in wisdom! Pastor Mike Fabarez introduces us to an eighty-year-old man, tucked into the pages of Second Samuel, who shares some timeless octogenarian wisdom.
March 14, 2023
It can seem impossible to forgive, especially when you’ve been hurt deeply—until you remember that you’ve been forgiven by God! This awesome truth should motivate us to extend forgiveness to others. Pastor Mike Fabarez shares a practical lesson on how to forgive, even when you don’t feel like it.
March 13, 2023
Tithing is an Old Testament method of giving back to God a portion of what He’s generously provided. But does the concept of tithing still apply to Christians today? Pastor Mike Fabarez answers this question and offers valuable wisdom for godly giving.
March 10, 2023
There’s no way to get through this life without butting heads with other people and feeling the sting of insults and hurt. In those difficult moments, each of us needs to give—and receive—forgiveness in order to survive. Pastor Mike Fabarez provides timeless biblical principles on How to Forgive in this essential message.
March 9, 2023
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About Focal Point

Focal Point is the Bible teaching ministry of author and pastor Mike Fabarez. Focal Point explores and proclaims the depths of Scripture on its daily radio broadcast and is dedicated to clearly explaining the truth of God’s Word.

About Pastor Mike Fabarez

Mike Fabarez is the founding pastor of Compass Bible Church in South Orange County, California and has been in pastoral ministry for more than 30 years. He is committed to clearly communicating God’s word verse-by-verse and encourages his listeners to apply what they have learned to their daily lives.

Pastor Mike is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute, Talbot School of Theology (M.A.) and Westminster Theological Seminary in California (D.Min.).

Mike is heard on hundreds of radio programs across the country on the Focal Point radio program and has authored several books, including Raising Men Not Boys, Lifelines for Tough Times, Preaching That Changes Lives, Getting It Right, Praying for Sunday, and Why the Bible?

Mike and his wife, Carlynn, reside in Laguna Hills, California and they have three children, Matthew, John and Stephanie.

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