Sermon Archive (Page 3)

Sermon Archive (Page 3)

Joseph and Jacob – a Side Note

Genesis 32-33 – Joseph’s father was Jacob.  To end the series on the life of Joseph we take a brief peak into the life of his father Jacob.  What does Jacob teach us about an outlook on life?  Jacob experienced some real hardships in life.  Discouraging to be sure.   How much of Jacob’s response however, borders on too much pessimism?  In this message we…

Giving Credit where Credit is Due

Daniel 4 – Recent events during the Pandemic led to the Governor of NY making a statement that needs careful evaluation.  In this message Pastor draws from the life of Daniel the prophet to examine the proper balance between crediting humans for what happens and crediting God for what happens.

Palm Sunday

This message was preached outdoors to cars in a parking lot and was simultaneously  broadcast live on Facebook on Palm Sunday.  The cries of Hosanna by the people were cries which meant “save us, save us.”  It seems like an appropriate message to remind ourselves during the social distancing crisis caused by COVID-19.

Joseph – Farewell

Genesis 47-50 – In these chapters we come to the death of Jacob and we come to the death of Joseph.  Both men give final farewell words.  In those words we learn something of Joseph’s hope.    In this message we explore what Joseph’s words teach us about hope.  (Power Point)

Joseph – Provider

Genesis 46-47 – In this message we see yet another way that God places Joseph in a unique position to model something about His own character.  Abraham gave a name for God during his experience of sacrificing Isaac, his only son.  When God provided a ram caught in the thicket, he called God, “I AM the provider.”  This is constant lesson Israel had to…

Joseph Forgiveness

Genesis 43-45  This message focuses on the act of forgiveness demonstrated by Joseph in parts of chapters 43 through 45.  Joseph clearly demonstrates forgiveness.  In this message we look at what forgiveness is and then we match that up with the actions of Joseph.   (Power Point)