I Am God Almighty (Genesis 17)

Do you ever wish you could start over? Maybe you have convinced yourself that a fresh start would take away all your problems and allow you to live happily ever after? The truth is that simply starting over is only a short term solution because soon you will find yourself wanting to start over again.Continue reading “I Am God Almighty (Genesis 17)”

The Folly of Impatience (Genesis 16)

Will Rogers once said, “If you find yourself in a hole, stop digging.” How do you know if your decisions are helping to solve your problems or if they are simply making them worse? If we find ourselves in a difficult situation, we must not make the situation worse by making foolish decisions. So, howContinue reading “The Folly of Impatience (Genesis 16)”

Why God Makes Us Wait (Gen 15)

It is hard to wait. Waiting is difficult because we do not want to wait. We want what we want when we want it. Businesses know this and that is why Walmart keeps everything in stock, an oil change can take less than 15 minutes, and Amazon offers, for certain items in select areas, 1Continue reading “Why God Makes Us Wait (Gen 15)”

Live by Faith, not Sight (Genesis 13)

Be careful when making decisions. What may look like Heaven may in fact be Hell. The eyes can be deceived so we must not trust our eyes. Instead, God instructs us to prayerfully seek His will because He always guides us to what is best. In our sermon today, we shall study Genesis 13 andContinue reading “Live by Faith, not Sight (Genesis 13)”

The Sin of Self-Preservation (Genesis 12:10-20)

Do you want God to take care of you or leave you alone? If you want God to leave you alone you will find yourself miserably consumed with self-preservation. But, if you believe that God is best equipped to take care of you, you will rest in His Divine preservation. In our sermon today, weContinue reading “The Sin of Self-Preservation (Genesis 12:10-20)”

The Call of Abram (Genesis 11:10-12:9)

When God calls, you should answer. But what if I do not want to answer? What if I am comfortable where I am and perfectly content doing what I am doing? Do not be afraid of God’s call, whatever it may be, because God always calls you to something better. In our sermon today, weContinue reading “The Call of Abram (Genesis 11:10-12:9)”

Noah’s Altar (Genesis 8:20-22)

Over the past few weeks we have learned about Noah and the flood. In Genesis 6, God saw that the world was corrupt because of the wickedness of man. God decided to destroy the earth with a flood. Before the flood came, however, Noah found favor with God because he was a righteous man. GodContinue reading “Noah’s Altar (Genesis 8:20-22)”

Waiting for Redemption (Genesis 5)

(Audio not available) When my wife and I lived in Louisville, KY our microwave one day stopped working. Money was tight so we decided not to buy another one. I am happy to announce that we survived our temporary microwave-less life and learned how much we took for granted with a microwave. For example, insteadContinue reading “Waiting for Redemption (Genesis 5)”

The Omnipotence of God (Genesis 1:1)

You may have heard this question before: “Can God create a rock so large that He is unable to lift it?” It is a well-known and challenging question because the Bible teaches that God is all-powerful and has complete control (Omnipotence).  Therefore, if you answer ‘No, He cannot make a rock too large…’ you feelContinue reading “The Omnipotence of God (Genesis 1:1)”

Knowing Jesus (Luke 10:21-24)

Sermon Guide “Knowing Jesus”  Luke 10:21-24 Sunday, September 9, 2012  This morning we will continue our study of the Gospel of Luke in verses 21-24 of the 10th Chapter.  In these verses we will remember that Jesus is the only means of salvation and that there is a difference between knowing Jesus and knowing aboutContinue reading “Knowing Jesus (Luke 10:21-24)”