Category Archives: Genesis

What If?

Exodus 1:8-10, 15-17; 2:1-6 Exodus 1:8-10KJV 8Now there arose up a new king over Egypt, which knew not Joseph. 9And he said unto his people, Behold, the people of the children of Israel are more and mightier than we: 10Come on, let us deal wisely with them; lest they multiply, and it come to pass, that, when

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Sanctity of Human Life and Abortion

INTRODUCTION: The third Sunday in January is designated by the Southern Baptist Convention as Sanctity of Human Life Sunday. A. Why do we need Sanctity of Human Life Sunday Because of what I read in the newspaper. Crimes of violence are escalating – the crime clock tells us that a woman is battered every 15 seconds, 1.3 adult

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Choose Life!

Deuteronomy 30:15-19 Bob and Pam were Christian missionaries to the Philippine Islands and Pam was experiencing a difficult time of pregnancy. As her time progressed, Pam contracted amoebic dysentery, an infection that enters the intestines through contaminated beverage or food. This type of infection sent Pam into a coma. To revive Pam from the coma,

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What Can You Learn From a “Ham”?

Genesis 18-25 You have seen hams before . . . those people who are always playing practical jokes. What can you learn from a “ham”? Not much. But we can learn something from an Abraham. 1) A Ham recognizes the presence of the Lord . . . Lot, conversely, did not 2) A Ham isn’t   a

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God Bless America

Genesis 12:1-3 Introduction Dr. Ron Herrod was unaware that I would preach this message.  Interestingly, yesterday he sent a brief message that could serve as its thesis.  He writes: “GOD BLESS AMERICA AS WE CELEBRATE 235 YEARS OF FREEDOM” May you and your family enjoy a blessed day of celebration for the freedom given to

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For Such a Time as This

Esther 2-7; 4:13-17 Introduction: Dr. Ray C. Stedman (1917-1992) refers to the Book of Esther as “a gripping tale, but one might rather expect to find it in the pages of Reader’s Digest than the Bible.”   Flavius Josephus affirms in his twenty-volume classic titled Jewish Antiquities that Mordecai wrote the Book of Esther.We find the

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Most Unlikely to Succeed

1 Chronicles 4:9-10 Reading the genealogy of the family of Judah in 1 Chronicles chapter 4 is like reading a Hebrew telephone book! Curiously, we discover a brief biography of a man named Jabez recorded in verses 9 and 10. Someone explains, “The compression of Scripture truth within its limited area is one of the great

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The Marks of a Saint

Psalms 26:2 Introduction “Mary loved church, but her sister didn’t. Mary said, ‘Let’s play church.’ ‘All right,’ said her sister, ‘but let’s play I’m absent.’ Too many do.But the Living Bible says, ‘Let us not neglect our church meetings, as some people do.’ Going to church doesn’t make you a Christian any more than going to a

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The Bible and Gambling

Matthew 6:24-34 The God who created man gave him, as a guideline for life, two ethics on which to live; two ethics on which to develop a lifestyle (see Genesis 1:26-28; 2:1-3; 3:19). These two ethics are work and worship. Work was, and is, God ordained. The Bible tells us in Genesis 2:2a that God worked. In Genesis 3:19 we discover God

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God Of The Impossible

Hebrews 11:6 Hebrews 11:6 has become a Scripture I bring before you on a regular basis.  The reason is because that verse is the foundation for accomplishing great things for God.  It is a simple statement where it is written, “Without faith, it is impossible to please God.” I do not have to remind you of the power

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