GENESIS 38, THE HUMAN CONDITION APART FROM GOD – JUDAH VERSUS JOSEPH

Rated X                  As we alternate our study from Genesis to the book of Revelation we can learn from the saints who were here on terra firma, as we are now, how to prepare for our meeting with the Lord. We see … Continue reading

REVELATION 2:12-28, LIVING DAILY WITH THE END IN MIND* BEWARE OF FALSE DOCTRINE AND FALSE TEACHERS

      *This title, some phrases in quotes, and some of the content of my teaching are based on a CD series on the book of Revelation by Chip Ingram – Living on the Edge "Remember, therefore, what you have received … Continue reading

REVELATION 2:12-28, LIVING DAILY WITH THE END IN MIND * THE BIG LIE ABOUT SEX

*This title, some phrases in quotes, and some of the content of my teaching are based on a CD series on the book of Revelation by Chip Ingram – Living on the Edge  Revelation 2:12-28        "Remember, therefore, what you have … Continue reading

GENESIS 37, THE LIFE OF JOSEPH — SIN, SUFFERING AND THE SOVEREIGNTY OF GOD

Genesis 37        As we alternate our study from Genesis to the book of Revelation we can learn from the saints who were here on terra firma as we are now, how to prepare for our meeting with the Lord. We … Continue reading

GENESIS 23-24:1-4, GOD’S PEOPLE LIVE BY FAITH IN THE PROMISES OF GOD WHEN FACING THE DEATH OF A LOVED ONE!

  Dear Friends, "Sarah lived to be a hundred and twenty-seven years old.  She died at Kiriath Arba (that is, Hebron) in the land of Canaan, and Abraham went to mourn for Sarah and to weep over her. Then Abraham … Continue reading

REVELATION 2:1-17, LIVING DAILY WITH THE END IN MIND* JESUS TELLS US WHAT WILL BE ON THE FINAL EXAM. BE PREPARED!

       *This title, some phrases in quotes, and some of the content of my teaching are based on a CD series on the book of Revelation by Chip Ingram – Living on the Edge "Remember, therefore, what you have received … Continue reading

GENESIS 35-37:1, MOVE ON WITH GOD BY KEEPING AN ETERNAL PERSPECTIVE WHEN FACING DEATH, SIN AND WORLDLY PROSPERITY

These chapters talk about completion (God's promises to Jacob are fulfilled), complacency (Jacob settled in Shechem and did not keep his vow) and correction (God calls Jacob to keep his vow and worship him back in the Promised Land). Completion/Complacency … Continue reading

REVELATION 1, WHAT’S THE WORLD COMING TO? LIVING DAILY WITH THE END IN MIND*

 Things were not going well for the beloved disciple John. The emperor Domitian claimed he was divine and demanded worship. He had John exiled for preaching Jesus as Lord as a pastor and elder in the church at Ephesus. Now … Continue reading

GENESIS 22, GOD TESTS US TO BURN OUT THE FALSE AND FLEETING VALUES AND REVEAL THE TRUE AND ETERNAL VALUES TO US AND OTHERS!

  Dear Friends, This great show of faith and obedience is so radical that it is generally disregarded as having any relevance or application to our lives. But our Lord Jesus calls us to radical obedience today if we are … Continue reading

GENESIS 33:18-34, RAPE, DECEIT, MASS MURDER AND PLUNDER – RATED R

RAPE, DECEIT, MASS MURDER AND PLUNDER – RATED R Genesis 33:18-34 "By them (God's Word) is your servant warned; in keeping them there is great reward." (Psalm 19:11)"All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in … Continue reading

CHANGE MY HEART O GOD, NOT JUST MY DIFFICULT CIRCUMSTANCES – THE STEWARDSHIP OF TRIALS

 "Now, a person who is put in charge as a manager (steward, employee) must be faithful." (1 Cor. 4:2 NLT) Learning to live as an employee/steward of God and His resources versus an owner of my time, my talents, my … Continue reading

GENESIS 32, THE BLESSING OF BROKENNESS

Genesis 32  "Jacob also went on his way and the angels of God met him. When Jacob saw them, he said, "This is the camp of God!" So he named that place Mahanaim." As Jacob comes back into the Promised … Continue reading

GENESIS 17, NEW NAMES, NEW FAITH, NEW BEGINNINGS, NEW JOY!

Dear Friends, After Abraham and Sarah lost their patience and "used" Hagar to bring forth a child there is a thirteen year period before God appeared to Abraham again. But here God reaffirmed His covenant with him and then gave … Continue reading

GENESIS 30-31

God is at work to fulfill His purposes and to use us and change us in the process   In these two chapters we are going to look at the big picture (God's over-arching plan and purposes – macro-view) and the … Continue reading

GENESIS 29

We reap what we sow, but in God's mercy He can take our lemons and make lemonade for our good and His glory "THEN JACOB went [briskly and cheerfully] on his way [400 miles] and came to the land of … Continue reading

GENESIS 16, I WAITED PATIENTLY FOR THE LORD TO HELP ME, AND HE TURNED TO ME AND HEARD MY CRY

Psalm 40:1   Dear Friends,         “Now Sarai, Abram's wife, had borne him no children. But she had an Egyptian maidservant named Hagar; so she said to Abram, "The LORD has kept me from having children. Go, sleep with my maidservant.”  … Continue reading

GENESIS 28: 10-22

Like Jacob, we often encounter God between a rock and a hard place   Scripture does not record the depth of Jacob's emotions that precede this powerful encounter with the Lord. I can identify with some of the feelings he may … Continue reading

GENESIS 26:34-28:5

Six Sad Scenes/Four Sinful People   I can do my will through my strength even if I have to lie and cheat to do it. Before we look at this sad account of God's people disobeying Him and deceiving others we … Continue reading

GENESIS 26

Market Place Ministry Issac planted crops in that land and the same year reaped a hundredfold, because the LORD blessed him." "Isaac built an altar there and called on ( proclaimed) the name of the LORD." Download Heart Chart "All … Continue reading

GENESIS 25

The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob – "His" story continues through them and us Genesis 25  Abraham lived 38 years after Sarah died and 15 years after the birth of Jacob and Esau but Scripture records his death before … Continue reading