Sermons from January 2014

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Genesis 3:1-24


3 Now the serpent was more crafty than any of the wild animals the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, “Did God really say, ‘You must not eat from any tree in the garden’?” 2 The woman said to the serpent, “We may eat fruit from the trees in the garden, 3 but God did […]

Created for Relationships


     What would it mean if someone told you that they “felt close” to you? Among other things it would probably occur to you that something about the relationship had gone right. That God created us for relationships is clear from Genesis 2:4-25. Yet, from the rest of Genesis it is clear that something […]

It’s All About Image – Genesis 1:26-31


     Do you see the call to be an image-bearer of God as a privilege or an obligation? Do you see salvation as freedom from the call to be an image-bearer or freedom for the call to be an image-bearer? Genesis 1:26-31 is the ticket to seeing that image-bearing is a privilege that Jesus […]

What’s on First? – Genesis 1:1-31


  In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. How? By the words of his mouth. Words are important. God’s words, even more. In Genesis 1:1-2:3 we have the word of God regarding how the cosmos was created. These are important words. The words in Genesis weren’t written yesterday, of course. Rather, they […]