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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.
The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob would be a bit much for a single sermon. Today we will meet Abraham, actually just Abram at this point, and consider the covenant God made with him. Next week we will bring … Continue reading
I very badly wanted to title this sermon “God in the Boat” but that’s technically not true. Last week, in God in the Garden, we began a series on the biblical truth that God is near. The Great Flood is … Continue reading
The Garden of Eden, in the perfect world God made, was home to Adam and Eve. After sin and the curse, they were driven from the Garden to keep them from eating of the tree of life. We often say … Continue reading
Epiphany is about discovery and celebrates finding something worth finding. It is the 12th day of Christmas and honors the wise men who came from afar, bringing gifts and worshiping the child Jesus.