Category Archive: Sermons

When You’re In Distress & Your Spirit Grows Faint…

What does the LORD teach His people to do when we’re in distress? How do we trust that the LORD is with us, even in THIS place? Let’s turn to Psalm 77 to… Continue reading

Lessons From Isaac, Rebekah, Esau and Jacob

(Biblical text in italics throughout) As we continue digging into selected passages in Genesis, please ask the Holy Spirit to show you ways that you are like Isaac, Rebekah, Esau and/or Jacob in… Continue reading

Thoughts On Surrender…

There’s so much about surrender in God’s Word that I won’t be able to get more specific about. It’s like studying a tree: to truly understand it, you need to move out to… Continue reading

Trading The Privilege Of Heaven For The Porridge Of Earth

Journey In Genesis: Selected Passages 6 Genesis 25:21-34: Please click HERE. Birthright: “A right, privilege, or possession to which a person, especially the firstborn son, was entitled by birth in Bible times. In… Continue reading

Circumcision, New Names, New Identities…

Journey In Genesis: Selected Passages 5 Genesis 17:1-16: Please click HERE. Two main items to focus on: circumcision and new names, and how they are important for us Christians in the New Covenant. Physical… Continue reading

Thinking Biblically About God’s Judgment…

Journey In Genesis: Selected Passages #4 Last three posts we’ve dug into Genesis and looked at: Peace & joy is in knowing Christ, not arranging our circumstances; God actively seeks sinners, He initiates every… Continue reading

Do You Laugh At The LORD…Or With Him?

Journey In Genesis—Selected Passages 3 Genesis 18:1-2: The Lord appeared to Abraham near the great trees of Mamre while he was sitting at the entrance to his tent in the heat of the day. 2 Abraham looked up and… Continue reading

Journey In Genesis: God Pursues Sinners

Journey In Genesis: Selected Passages 2 We continue our 2nd post in Genesis.Foundational book of the Bible. Lays an important framework for understanding many Bible themes, especially the Gospel. Genesis 3: death & banishment would be… Continue reading

True Peace Is Jesus’ Presence, Not Presents

Journey In Genesis: Selected Passages 1 Genesis 3:1-7:“Now the serpent was more crafty than any of the wild animals the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, “Did God really say, ‘You must not… Continue reading

Elevating Community: Together (Part 2)…

We continue our discussion on the importance of long-term commitment to a particular local church, what some call membership or covenant. Last post we looked at some Bible verses that teach this, some… Continue reading