Sermons on Genesis

GWIFG – Favour that follows

Joseph was beaten, betrayed and sold as a slave, yet the Lord was with Joseph and showed him favour and loving kindness. As he fled from temptation he found himself in prison yet even there the Lord was with him. Wherever we find ourselves in life, be it the pit, prison or the palace, the…

GWIFG – Fallen from Favour

This morning, reading from Genesis 37, Jonathan begins a new series looking at the life of Joseph and how God worked it for good. If you think your family dynamics are dysfunctional, you should check out Jospehs’s! Yet was able to work amidst the rich compost of human life to work his will. Though it…

Walking when it hurts

In Genesis 17 God appears to Abram and renames Abraham and Sarah. He renames them to repurpose and revision them for what was to come – fruitfulness.  As part of this God offered an awesome covenant/promise but one that came with a cost that would hurt to walk in – literally!. Abraham showed incredible commitment and counted…

Walking in our own Ways

Reading from Genesis 16, Dave encourages us not to walk in own own ways but God’s. He challenges us to not make decisions out of disappointment but to trust God and keep in the word, in prayer and in fellowship.

Walking too Far

As Abraham continued ‘walking where he had never walked before’, instead of walking by faith he began to walk by fear. When we make choices based on fear it leads us to walking too far and crossing boundaries, physical and moral that we are not meant to cross. (Genesis 12:10-20)

Reopening the wells

Just as Isaac reopened the wells of his father that had been blocked up, in what ways have ‘wells’ in our own life been blocked up?   Jesus said that wells of living water will bubble up from within.  May our lives be open to receive His living water. What new wells are waiting to be discovered?