Sermons on Old Testament

Sermons on Old Testament

The Effects of Trusting God – 10.14.18

The Effects of Trusting God – 10.14.18 Genesis 50:19-21 NIV) 19 But Joseph said to them, “Don’t be afraid. Am I in the place of God? 20 You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good to accomplish what is now being done, the saving of many lives. 21 So then, don’t be afraid. I will provide for you and your children.” And he reassured them and spoke kindly to…

Turning from Failures – 9.23.18

Turning from Failures – 9.23.18 Genesis 43-44 (NIV) 43 Now the famine was still severe in the land. 2 So when they had eaten all the grain they had brought from Egypt, their father said to them, “Go back and buy us a little more food.” 3 But Judah said to him, “The man warned us solemnly, ‘You will not see my face again unless your brother is with you.’ 4 If you…

Encountering God – 8.12.18

Encountering God – 8.12.18 Genesis 32:22-31 (NIV) 22 That night Jacob got up and took his two wives, his two female servants and his eleven sons and crossed the ford of the Jabbok. 23 After he had sent them across the stream, he sent over all his possessions. 24 So Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him till daybreak. 25 When the man saw that he could not…

Two Reasons to Avoid Sin – 5.20.18

Two Reasons to Avoid Sin – 5.20.18 Genesis 4:1-16 (NIV) 4 Adam[a] made love to his wife Eve, and she became pregnant and gave birth to Cain.[b] She said, “With the help of the Lord I have brought forth[c] a man.” 2 Later she gave birth to his brother Abel. Now Abel kept flocks, and Cain worked the soil. 3 In the course of time Cain brought some of the fruits of the…

The Gravity of Sin – 4.29.18

The Gravity of Sin – 4.29.18 Joshua 7 (NIV) 7 But the Israelites were unfaithful in regard to the devoted things[a]; Achan son of Karmi, the son of Zimri,[b] the son of Zerah, of the tribe of Judah, took some of them. So the Lord’s anger burned against Israel. 2 Now Joshua sent men from Jericho to Ai, which is near Beth Aven to the east of Bethel, and told them, “Go…

The God Who Sees All – 11.19.17

The God Who Sees All – 11.19.17 Habakkuk 1:12-2:20 (NIV) 12 Lord, are you not from everlasting?     My God, my Holy One, you[a] will never die. You, Lord, have appointed them to execute judgment;     you, my Rock, have ordained them to punish. 13 Your eyes are too pure to look on evil;     you cannot tolerate wrongdoing. Why then do you tolerate the treacherous?…

Does God Care about Sin? – 11.12.17

Does God Care about Sin? – 11.12.17 Habakkuk 1:1-11 (NIV) 1 The prophecy that Habakkuk the prophet received. Habakkuk’s Complaint 2 How long, Lord, must I call for help,     but you do not listen? Or cry out to you, “Violence!”     but you do not save? 3 Why do you make me look at injustice?     Why do you tolerate wrongdoing? Destruction and violence are before me;…
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