Genesis 50:15-21: Forgiveness in Full

Step into an ancient saga woven in time. This tale, spun from the threads of envy and betrayal, centers on Joseph, the favored son, and his older siblings. A colorful […]

Genesis 50:15-21: God Working Through All for the Good

How hard to forgive someone who hurts you!  A co-worker takes credit for your work, and now you are the lazy one.  A bully intimidates you, for not all bullies […]

Matthew 1:18-25: The Holy-Spirited Conception of Jesus

Today, especially within the media and intelligentsia, many mock the Christian Faith.  Sometimes, it’s subtle; sometimes, it’s not.  You may find that they treat a Christian the way someone might […]

Genesis 41:1-42:2: “God has made me fruitful in the land of my suffering”

Thanksgiving is a day when we as Americans gratefully remember all the blessings in our lives.  And when such gratitude and thanks fill our hearts, then the sorrow and tragedy […]

Genesis 50:15-21: Evil Turned to Good

If anyone thought that he could be a god in the place of God, Joseph might have thought that.  After all, he was second in command of Egypt, the powerful […]

Christmas Eve

Intro This evening, we leave the world behind, and we travel together on a long journey.  It is a journey that leads beyond Santa Claus, Christmas trees, and gift giving. […]