Why is our world full of groaning and brokenness? Why does every relationship experience some level of difficulty? Tracing our history back to the days of Noah we find a horrifyingly honest set of verses that answer our questions.
Abraham is one of the most well known characters in history. His story is tragic until the sovereign God interrupts his life with a "leave it all behind" calling. Abram's faith in God's promises changes his life and the course of humanity.
Fear, anxiety, and doubt in God creep on God's people in various forms and seasons. This scene from Abraham's life let's us glimpse into what can crank up our fears and how God can crush our fears. Important truths for each of us!
Abraham's story is a roller coaster of real life faith and confusion, obedience and mistakes. In these verses, God speaks into the difficult circumstances to make a statement about His hope-giving, faith-restoring, life-securing sovereignty.
This Christmas Day sermon investigates the similarities in the births of Abraham's son, Isaac, and the Son of God, Jesus Christ. As the similarities unfold we are invited to rejoice and trust in God's wisdom, love, and power.
Many people know the story of Noah and the Ark: Mega flood. Animals. Rainbow. But the story is told, like all of Genesis, to point us upward to Creator God and fuel our worship of Him. This sermon returns to the story to magnify three indispensable characteristics of our gasp-worthy God.
When humanity fell into sin in Eden they forfeited much of God's blessing. As the Lord orchestrates his plan of redemption He offers promises which will reverse the Fall's curse. This sermon celebrates His promises to Abram and shows how they are fulfilled for all believers in Jesus.
What happens when we forget or ignore that God sees and cares for us? This scene from Abraham's life builds into a sermon where we see the horrors of forgetting God's watchful care, and highlights the power of clinging to the truth that God sees and cares for us.
We're spending two Christmas season Sundays in the crazy, heartbreaking story of Sodom and Gomorrah. Sound strange? These verses reveal for us the deep need the world has for a Savior. Here, in Part 1, we look hard at the brokenness of man's sin that ultimately brings danger of God's judgment.
Human innovations. Human languages. Human pride. This nine verse story brilliantly and tragically communicates meaningful layers about how we create and how sin grips us. It also magnifies a meaningful God who can cause even our frustrations to lead to our redemption.
Mentioned for only 3 verses in Genesis, Melchizedek's significance is unknown until the book of Hebrews reveals him as a spectacular lens through which we can see Jesus more gloriously as a sure and secure anchor for our souls in all circumstances..
When you die and stand before God what would you say to the question, "What right do you have to enter My Heaven?" Preached on Thanksgiving weekend this sermon endeavors to stir up thankfulness that true believers are justified by grace through faith in Jesus Christ, and not through good works.
Returning to the story of Sodom and Gomorrah this sermon focuses on the Lord's merciful actions to save less-than-holy Lot. Through the Lord's efforts we glimpse the heart of Christmas and the type of Savior whose birth we celebrate.