Sermon Notes

Gen. 3 – sin enters & impacts every generation of families (water bottle) Adult Evaluation = Don’t get bitter.     Do get better.   Our God Keeps His Promises Genesis 21:1-7 The Lord visited Sarah as he had said, and the Lord did to...

At some point we all get ourselves in a real mess (cannot fix) Often, it involves our spouse & family   The Mess Genesis 20:1-10 From there Abraham journeyed toward the territory of the Negeb and lived between Kadesh and Shur; and...

Thank mothers for their ministry If anyone is in “full time” ministry it is a mother Past 2 yrs especially difficult for moms (schools closed, sports & activities cancelled) PRAY Summary of Genesis 16 God saved Abraham & Sarah, called...

Is God Tolerant or Intolerant of Our Sexual Sin?: Genesis 18:1-19:38 (16) Disney - removing boys & girls @ theme parks, -opposing parental rights for sex education in Florida -Exec Producer Latoya Raveneau “not at all secret gay agenda” “adding queerness” for kids -Disney Corporate...

Is God Faithful to Families for Generations?: Genesis 17:1-27 (15) GF/Easter 2022 & forward! Today??? Covenant Relationship with God Genesis 17 When Abram was ninety-nine years old the Lord appeared to Abram and said to him, “I am God Almighty; walk before...

CROSS = old hymn “an emblem of suffering & shame” Tertullian & symbol History Hitler – Jews in Dachau Nazis - Allied bayonets & knives legs/shoulder/throat/testicles Khmer Rouge – Cambodia Sudan - Africa Jesus boy – 4 AD mass...

Most families have some dark secrets (Deathbed) The Bible brings these kinds of dark secrets into the light & invites us to do the same = A. Prevention                       B. Hope Faith-Filled People Have Faithless Days Genesis 16:1-6 Now Sarai, Abram’s wife, had...

Battles & Blessings – 2 train tracks analogy?? Battles Genesis 14:1–24 In the days of Amraphel king of Shinar, Arioch king of Ellasar, Chedorlaomer king of Elam, and Tidal king of Goiim, 2 these kings made war with Bera king of Sodom, Birsha...

Faith (internal conviction & external action) Critics/Enemies see 2 kinds believers 1. Perfect 2. Hypocrites Bible – shows gap between 1. New &            2. Perfect        = work in progress Faith is something you grow in (e.g. musical...

=Adam & son Seth (1-5)– Noah & son Shem (6-10) – Abraham & son Isaac (11-25) Short list most impactful people in history Abram (exalted father)/Abraham (father of a multitude) – painful name Sarai “princess” – beautiful & barren New...