We see that God originally had significant plan for every human being, that this was forfeited at the Fall and then restored by the Servant King, Jesus. This mainly focuses on passages in Genesis and some Old Testament prophesies.
From start to end the Bible shows God’s heart of the love for every people group in the world. God wants to bless, for people to know His name, to come to Him and worship.
This sermon examines a passage about Hagar and Sarah in Galatians Chapter 4 and goes on to get us to think about the things that stop us walking closely with the Lord. We need to get rid of them!
We see characteristics of Christian faith as we look at the account of Abraham and Isaac in Genesis 22. Faith, revelation go hand in hand with obedience which leads to far-reaching blessing.
Using Genesis 1, Psalm 139 and Ephesians 1 we see that people in general are valuable, that as individuals are valuable and that God decided He wanted to forgive us and adopt us into a new family. I AM WONDERFUL!!
Based on Joseph’s forgiveness of his brothers demonstrated in Genesis 45 and Genesis 50 we see some signs of true forgiveness. These can be something we can use to gauge how far we have come along the road of forgiving someone. In the end, forgiveness is not an option for the Christian.
Based on Genesis 26:18 we see that we can build on what has gone before by re-digging wells. We see how we can re-open the wells of evangelism, healing, creativity, worship and love for the community which are part of our identity as a church. These wells can be blocked and we focus on ‘discord’…
At the Healing & Hope mission evangelist George Miller speaks about The Holy Spirit, The Cross, The Trinity and Jesus. The mission lasted for three nights and many lives were touched massively. On each night it was standing room only and many churches worked together to make the event a great success. Many people gave…