Nominated for an Academy Award, Michael T. Steele (Randy Travis) has reached a pinnacle that no other Christian has. Unaware, he has now been cast as the lead in a supernatural drama, as the center focus of a wager between God and Satan. Like the Old Testament accounting of Job, it is up to Michael Steele to determine the winner.
His Joan of Arc sister, Annie (Nancy Stafford) is the only bastion of security in the now tumbling world of Michael Steele. A conniving agent (Jude Cicollola) and his long time chauffer (David Morin) try their best to control his chaotic Hollywood lifestyle while his co-star Cassandra (Candice Cameron) has other ideas. The Wager is a powerful parable examining the Sermon on the Mount and how to live it in today’s world.
Claiming that the Sermon on the Mount is an impossible standard, Satan has chosen Steele to prove his point in this wager with the Almighty. Agreeing to the choice, the true test is if Michael can live out the truths of Matthew 5, 6, and 7 in the final days before the awards. THE WAGER follows Steel as he copes with his career, his crumbling marriage, and struggles with his faith - not to mention a few diabolical tricks and temptations by Satan.
…the fiery darts of temptation fly. Will Michael fall?