Category: Genesis

Sarah laughed
December 2nd, 2007

Genesis 18 We begin today the four Sundays of Advent. Very early in the history of the church there was a focus on the two big events in the life of Christ that were celebrated: his birth, and death and resurrection. By the fourth century, the church marked a period of time of preparation for […]

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Forgiveness
April 3rd, 2005

Genesis 50 I would imagine that in this week following our Easter Sunday service, there have been some conversations about forgiveness. Forgiveness was the theme in two of the resurrection stories told last week and then we had a dramatic presentation about the reality of forgiveness at the end of the service. So I as […]

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A Biblical View of Sex
September 15th, 2004

Genesis 1:26-31; 2:19-25 In just a month I will have the privilege of officiating at the wedding of my daughter Elizabeth and her finance, Matt. She has been living the past few years in an apartment in Cambridge, Massachusetts with four other single women and her lease ran out at the end of August. Matt […]

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Choice
May 25th, 2003

Genesis 13:1-13 Because Iraq has been in the news so much over the past few months, my knowledge of geography in that region of the world has improved. So when I started looking at the Old Testament lesson for this morning that gives details of Abram and Lot’s journey from Ur to Canaan, I was […]

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The flood: Don’t mess with God
November 27th, 2002

Genesis 6-9 For those of you who have been with us for just a few weeks, you are probably unaware that we are finishing this morning, our series of sermons on Genesis 1-11 that we started in September. We started off well, but then circumstances intervened and we have taken a six week break from […]

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