Genesis 12:1-9: Our Hope is Abraham’s Hope

Father Abraham, we call him—but not so in the beginning.  Long ago, God called a man, named at the time Abram, to trust beyond the stars.  Beneath a starry sky […]

Genesis 12:1-3, 15:1-6: Faith Receives What God Wants to Give

To plant a seed, you make a small hole in the ground, put the seed in it, and cover it with soil. But then you have to wait until the […]

Genesis 22: Where is the Lamb?

As Americans, being depressed usually bothers us more than having sin and guilt.  Let’s contrast the difference.  Depression is so commonplace that anti-depressants are on the list of most-prescribed drugs. […]

Genesis 12:1-9: The Old Testament is the History of God’s Promise

Psalm 25 says, “Remember, O Lord, your great mercy and love, for they are from of old” (Psalm 25:6).  When God remembers His promise, His blessings are on us.  And […]

Genesis 15: The God of Abraham will be your protection, your great reward

Although our lives are becoming globally intertwined these days, our worlds are still small.  For example, it’s true that global communications now exists in ways that we could not have […]

Midweek Advent Services

This year’s midweek Advent services will focus on the Old Testament Patriarchs, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.  Through their lives, we will learn how they pointed forward to Jesus Christ. Our […]

Lent 5: Genesis 22:1-14

God asked Abraham to do the unthinkable: “Take your son, your only son Isaac, whom you love, and go to the land of Moriah.  Sacrifice him there as a burnt […]

Lent 4: Galatians 4:21-31

Abraham had two sons: Ishmael and Isaac.  They were both sons of Abraham, but there was an enormous difference in how they came to be born!  Do you remember the […]