Monthly Archives: December 2016

Rely on God

Genesis 45:1-28 It goes without saying, Joseph is a model of faithfulness for anyone who faces trouble in their life. His brothers became jealous and angry that their youngest brother was their father Jacob’s favorite. So intense was there jealousy, … Continue reading

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I Am With You

Genesis 28:10-22 Jacob, having tricked his father Isaac into blessing him over and above his brother Esau, is now on the run. He is in fear for his life as his brother has vowed to kill him for what he … Continue reading

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The Sacrifice

Genesis 22:1-18 We can’t deny the powerful images within this morning’s text, just as we cannot imagine making such a choice in order to save our own lives. But through the testing of Abraham, God’s people can see the lengths … Continue reading

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