The Letter to Ephesus

The Letter to Ephesus

Today, as we move into week two of our sermon series, “The Seven Letters,” we look at the letter to the church of Ephesus.  God gives this church a simple, three-step process to recover its footing in dark days, a process that we would be wise to copy. Revelation...
Looking Back

Looking Back

Today, we begin a new sermon series, “The Seven Letters,” from the book of Revelation.  We begin today by exploring John’s vision of those things that he knew to be true concerning Christ and His church, things that are still foundational for the church today....
Joseph’s Funeral

Joseph’s Funeral

Today, we conclude our study of the book of Genesis and this sermon series, “Israel’s Legacy,” with a final act of forgiveness from mighty Joseph and an act of faith on his part that has echoed in Scripture for several thousand years. Genesis 50:15-26 Joseph's...
Jacob’s Funeral

Jacob’s Funeral

Today, as we move into week six of our sermon series, “Israel’s Legacy,” we see one of the clearest pictures of God’s amazing grace in the word of God – Jacob the deceiver, the man who struggled spiritually for most of his journey, finishes amazingly well.  And so can...
Jacob’s Blessing

Jacob’s Blessing

Today, as we move into week five of our sermon series, “Israel’s Legacy,” we read about the legacy of faith – and judgment — that Jacob bestows upon each of his sons as he lays dying on his deathbed.  He understands the story of the nation of Israel was only...
Joseph’s Blessing

Joseph’s Blessing

Today, as we move into week four of our sermon series, “Israel’s Legacy,” Jacob knows that his life is almost at an end.  But, as a great example to God’s children, he does not fear death, and there are few blessings he wants to bestow on his family before the end...
Joseph’s Provision

Joseph’s Provision

Today, as we move into week three of our sermon series, “Israel’s Legacy,” we see Joseph again take center stage in the account.  As the famine deepens, Joseph stands as the savior of Egypt and again foreshadows the saving work of Jesus Christ. Genesis 47:13-31...
Jacob’s Home

Jacob’s Home

Today, as we move into week two of our sermon series, “Israel’s Legacy,” we see the final fulfillment of the idea of the Great Reversal – Jacob receives Joseph back, back as if from the dead.  It’s a moment in which Jacob see clearly the goodness and grace of God.  Do...
Jacob’s Journey

Jacob’s Journey

Today, we begin a new sermon series, “Israel’s Legacy,” and watch as Jacob begins his journey to reunite with Joseph in Egypt.  As this journey begins, we see a beautiful display of the faith of Jacob’s forefathers, and a clear indication that he is going to finally –...