Autumn 2018 Narrative Lectionary
Why was Abram chosen to become Abraham and the ancestor of many nations? What did he do that warranted that type of attention from God? In short -- NOTHING. Abraham didn't warrant God's blessing, and neither do we. This story is the beginning of God dealing differently with God's people. We are chosen by God to be blessed because we exist, and because God wants us to be blessed.
Paul Hawkins • Sermon • • 19 views
Diligence. Philippians 2:12,13 So then, my beloved, just as you have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your salvation with fear and trembling; for it is God who is at work in you, both to will and to work for His good pleasure. 2 Peter 1:1-15 Simon Peter,…
Pr. Benjamin Tomczak • Sermon • • 16 views
We think of Job as a pious man, a man who bore up under suffering well – and unjust suffering at that. Nothing tells us that Job “earned” the loss of his children, his house, his wealth, or his health. All Scripture tells us is that Job got caught between God and Satan. Satan bet God that Job would stop…
Waldean Wall • Sermon • • 8 views
The author of Genesis gave us a very clear message in the first two sections of this book. Genesis chapters one and two speak of Gods good creation – all things exist because a good and holy God wills this to be so – “and it was good”. God's intention in creating humanity is that, in our relationship…
Waldean Wall • Sermon • • 6 views
Genesis opens with a wonderful account of God’s creative activity. We “see” God willing the existence of all that is not God – and the Bible tells us it was GOOD. And when God wills humanity into existence we read that that was VERY GOOD – humanity was “in the image of God”. We talked about what that…
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