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Without the resurrection Christianity is just another religion, the Bible is just a book, and believers have nothing but false hope. But since Jesus has the power to lay down his life and the power to take it up again, … Continue reading
Jesus is known by many titles. On the cross he was the Lamb of God, the perfect sacrifice without spot or blemish. Continue reading
Jesus said that he humbled himself so that God could lift him up. He was exalted as he entered Jerusalem but oddly humble, as he rode in on a donkey, at the same time. It had the outward appearance of … Continue reading
We often say “Moses and the Burning Bush” but I would like to focus on the fact that God was present. God told Jacob he would go down to Egypt with his family. God answered the cry of the Hebrews … Continue reading
We’ve spent the past couple of weeks looking at how Jacob and company got into Egypt. We being this morning, and it will awhile, considering how the children of Israel will leave Egypt. There can be no mistake in either … Continue reading
Moving Jacob and his family to Egypt was part of God’s plan. God told Jacob not to fear going to Egypt for He would go with him and He would bring him up again. Joseph understood that what his brothers … Continue reading
When we look at the big picture, Joseph played a pivotal role in God’s plan. The descendants of Abraham would serve in a foreign land 400 years (per Genesis 15) then return to claim the land of Canaan. But Joseph … Continue reading
The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob will eventually be the God of his people Israel. But this message is about God calling his servant Jacob and renaming him Israel.
I would not ordinarily interrupt a sermon series to do anything for Valentine’s Day. But last week in our current series we ended at Genesis 28. It just so happens (tongue in cheek) that Genesis 29 is about Jacob and … Continue reading
Last week we began with the God of Abraham, in Genesis chapters 12 and 15. In this sermon we will expand our field of view and see why future generations would identify God by his relationship with this family.