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Pastor Mike Fabarez

Why Did Jesus Have to Die?

July 14, 2023

The Bible says Jesus was forgiving sins even before His crucifixion. So why did Jesus have to die at all? Pastor Mike Fabarez sits down for a personal conversation about the reasons why Christ needed to go to the cross.

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Following Jesus makes this life better—but that’s not the point. People need to know that being a Christian is not about having an easier, more successful life here and now. It’s about where we’re going when this life is over! Pastor Mike Fabarez explains why you need to share the gospel with the future in mind.
July 13, 2023
People all around you are on the path to eternal punishment and you know the solution. Are you taking your responsibility seriously? Are you offering God’s rescue plan to those who are perishing? Pastor Mike Fabarez challenges each one of us to urgently share God’s limited time offer of a full pardon through Jesus Christ!
July 12, 2023
Most people would say they’ve made some mistakes, but they’re less likely to admit that their sin is serious enough to deserve death! Yet that’s what the Bible teaches in no uncertain terms. Pastor Mike Fabarez provides clear answers about sin, death, and faith in Christ.
July 11, 2023
Nobody wants to hurt someone else’s feelings. We may even avoid telling the truth, if we think it might sting! But in order to point people to Christ, people need to hear that their sin has offended a holy God! Pastor Mike Fabarez challenges Christians to tell the truth about man’s sin and God’s punishment.
July 10, 2023
King’s James, English Standard, New American Standard––when it comes to picking out a good Bible, it seems like there’s nothing “standard” about them! Are some versions better than others? Which one’s right for you? Pastor Mike Fabarez explains the differences between several popular, modern versions on this practical and informative edition of Ask Pastor Mike!
July 7, 2023
We can’t effectively share the good news of Jesus Christ with people without first telling the bad news––their sin is separating them from Christ! Pastor Mike Fabarez explains that, like it or not, we are all sinners. And knowing this is the key to recognizing our need for a savior!
July 6, 2023
There are countless blessings for those who follow Jesus in this life, but that doesn’t mean there won’t be challenges. Pastor Mike Fabarez reminds us that we are called to boldly share the hope of eternity in the face of persecution!
July 5, 2023
Jesus demonstrated His power over death by healing people, and even raising some to life! So why isn’t everyone healed? Pastor Mike Fabarez addresses this sensitive topic by sharing about his own daughter’s paralysis. If you’ve ever prayed for healing for yourself or a loved one, you don’t want to miss this message.
July 4, 2023
We all want our bodies to work properly and we pray for healing for the sick. But eventually everyone passes from this life into the next. And what happens in the next life matters most! Pastor Mike Fabarez helps believers refocus on the essential message of Christ—proclaiming the hope of eternity.
July 3, 2023
No one wants to be accused of being legalistic. It doesn’t sound good. But … just what does it really mean? Pastor Mike Fabarez helps us define “legalism” according to Scripture. Learn how God’s law and God’s grace can peacefully co-exist.
June 30, 2023
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Are You Living Each Day with Eternity in Mind?
We will all stand before God at the end of our days and be judged. For Christians, that doesn't determine our salvation, it is about rewarding us for our faithfulness--our usefulness to the Lord. We only have one life and we should be living it to the utmost for God. Uncover the fascinating truths about how the life you live today determines your life in eternity. Be sure to request the book Heavenly Rewards by Mark Hitchcock with your generous donation this month.

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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