Sermons by “Nick Louw”
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.
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.View Sermon
In light of the Corona virus, we look at how sin entered the world through Adam, who was Patient Zero and, how we have inherited the genetic disease. We sin because we are sinful, and there is no cure. But through Jesus’ righteous act on the Cross, He makes us righteous before we do anything right, even though we do not deserve it.View Sermon
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.View Sermon