Category Archives: God

The Gospel According to Genesis: When We Trust God, Part 2

In Genesis 12:1-3, God speaks of the great blessing He will bestow upon Abraham. In fact, God uses the word “bless” five times in His call of Abraham.  Now the Lord said to Abram, “Go from your country and your kindred … Continue reading

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The Gospel According to Genesis: When We Trust God

In our Genesis study, we’ve spent the last two weeks talking about A God Who Creates and A God Who Makes Promises. Today we want to build on that by looking at the extraordinary power of trusting in God. Today we’ll focus … Continue reading

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The Gospel According to Genesis: A God Who Makes Promises, Part 2

There are a couple of important points to make about the flood story:  The flood account reveals God’s wrath against sin.  The flood story makes clear that God’s wrath is kindled because of sin. We’re reminded of the foundational truth … Continue reading

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The Gospel According to Genesis: A God Who Creates, Part 3

We’ve been talking about the biblical truth that God is our Creator. But the biblical story points to a force that works against God’s purposes in creation. It’s a force that undoes the good of God’s original creation. In this … Continue reading

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The Gospel According to Genesis: A God Who Creates, Part 2

The Bible begins with this universal truth: God is the Creator. Not only are we all created by God; we’re also created a particular way, for a particular purpose. According to Genesis 1:27, all humanity bears the image of God.  … Continue reading

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The Gospel According to Genesis: A God Who Creates, Part 1

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.  Genesis 1:1 With these words, God sets out to tell the most epic story of all.  The Bible is the story of the God who creates. That’s one of the foundational … Continue reading

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Best Books of 2019

Each year I set myself a goal to read 52 books — one per week. Most years I don’t hit the mark but I read exactly 52 books in 2018 and by the time I finish my current read, I’ll … Continue reading

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Contentment: The Continual Feast, Part 2

Many people think that contentment is something you find, but that’s not what the Bible says. In fact, the Bible never says contentment is something that you “find” like it’s some undiscovered land hidden away in your heart.  Contentment isn’t … Continue reading

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Contentment: The Continual Feast

I love Thanksgiving – it is far and away my favorite holiday. The anticipation starts building a couple of days earlier as Sunny begins her food prep. We always have turkey and dressing, ham, cheesey potatoes, corn, sweet potatoes and … Continue reading

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