Sermons


“Arriving at the Altar”

July 5, 2020 | Genesis 22:1-14

After these things God tested Abraham. He said to him, “Abraham!” And he said, “Here I am.” 2 He said, “Take your son, your only son Isaac, whom you love, and go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains that I shall show you.” 3 So Abraham rose […]

“The Perpetual Human-Divine Dance”

June 21, 2020 | Genesis 21:1-20; Romans 6:1b-1   

Last week we heard the story of God’s promise to Abraham and Sarah that they would have a son in their old age.   Before this promise came, Sarah had already directed Abraham to have a child with their Egyptian slave woman Hagar.  And he did.  Hagar gave birth to a son named Ishmael.   Years later […]

“If You Wanna Make a Baby, You Gotta Make Love”

June 14, 2020 | Genesis 18:1-15; Romans 5:1-5 

This morning we are going to talk about hope and my tagline is:  “If you hope to make a baby, you’ve gotta make love.”   By the time we get to this story about Abraham and Sarah, they have been married for around seventy years.  He in his nineties, and she is post-menopausal.  When Abraham was […]

“You Are Here”

March 2, 2020 | Genesis 11: 31, 12:1-4; John 3:1-10

From Genesis 11:31, 12:1-4 31 Terah took his son Abram and his grandson Lot son of Haran, and his daughter-in-law Sarai, his son Abram’s wife, and they went out together from Ur of the Chaldeans to go into the land of Canaan; but when they came to Haran, they settled there. 32 The days of Terah were two […]

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