Sermon: The Cain Test

If you have a Bible with you, feel free to open there with me to Genesis 42. Genesis 42, beginning in verse 1. Genesis is the first book in the Bible – Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy. If you don’t have a Bible with you, just open your ears to hear God’s word this morning. …

Sermon: Life in the Pit

This summer we are spending our time immersed in the story of Joseph. It is a story where God is everywhere active, but never audible. Unlike with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, Joseph gets no direct words from God. Instead, he is given dreams and called to trust God based upon the words that have already…

Sermon: Repent and Believe

Good morning and welcome to you on this Pentecost morning. Pentecost is the Sunday in the church calendar where we remember the pouring out of the Holy Spirit upon the church. The name comes from the fact that it took place on the biblical feast of Pentecost, fifty days after the Passover. This morning, we…

Sermon: Begin with Prayer

Turn in your Bibles with me to Acts, chapter 1, verses 1 through 14. Acts 1:1-14. Acts is the fifth book in the New Testament, right after the gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. Acts was written by Luke as a companion to his account of the gospel. It picks up right where the…

Sermon: The Disciple Who Walked Away

What happens when a disciple walks away? We used to be so active in the church, so excited to serve the Lord, but now we have faded. We used to want to walk closer and closer to Jesus, going where he leads, but something happened, and now…What happens when a disciple walks away from the…