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Sermons on “Genesis”

How to have a good marriage

God created marriage to be a union between a man and a woman. In this talk, we will explore God’s purpose for marriage, and how this can assist in how to have a good marriage.

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Are you of Adam or of Abraham?

It can be said that the Bible is the story of two families; that of Adam and that of Abraham. As we conclude this series on Genesis, we need to understand the consequences of being in either of these two families.

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Blessings

What do Christians understand as “blessings”? Are blessings spiritual only…or do they include our material things?
Listen to this talk for fresh, biblical insight in how to view our blessings, and how God expects us to use them.

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Revenge

In this passage, which continues into Genesis chapters 43 and 45, Joseph was placed in a position where he could take revenge on his brothers for what they did to him several years before. However, to fulfill covenant promises, God lead Joseph on a journey of forgiveness and restoration of broken relationships.
Listen to the talk to understand how revenge can never bring healing.

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“God be with you”

God be with you…this is a very familiar blessing that we wish upon another.
But, what does it mean? Learn from the story of Joseph, as a prisoner in Egypt.

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Messiness in Covenant Families

Christian families are not perfect and are subject to the messy, brokenness of the world. In fact, messiness is a Covenant reality. But, listen to this talk to understand that God does have a plan for messiness, and how brokenness is redeemed ultimately in Christ.

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Happy endings…or not

At the end of Genesis 33, all seems to have ended well for Jacob. But then comes chapter 34. Jacob actually emerges as a villain! Listen to how God saves his covenant people, despite how much they fail. Understand also from Jacob’s eventual response, how we need to respond to God’s saving grace.

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How God changes his covenant people

This story about a wrestling match may seem strange. But in context, it is a story of how God changes his people to become worthy covenant members.

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How a story of spotted sheep can encourage us

We pick up the story after Jacob has run away to escape the wrath of his brother, Esau. At the request of his mother, he visits her brother who is still as manipulative as he was when he tried to trick Isaac. Yet God uses Laban’s evil plans for His purposes, and protects Jacob under the Covenant.

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Jacob’s Test

Covenant members need to respond to God’s covenant promise.
God tested both Abraham and Isaac.
In this passage, Jacob is being tested. His response is one of faith.
How does this apply to how we respond today? Listen to the talk…

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