From Uncertainty to Hope From the moment of our fall, God promised our redemption. In the immediate uncertainty of man’s failures, God provided us hope. It was a hope that…

The First Promise

November 21, 2021
God’s command to not eat of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil can read, at first glance, as a rule of God to keep something from us.…
When you consider the lineage of Jesus, it would seem an unlikely source for the Savior of the World, the Holy Son of God, to come from.  We often presume…

Promised Hope

November 25, 2018
As we conclude the early history of man in Genesis, mankind has once again fallen from the depths of God’s grace.  Mankind is again hopelessly lost and separated from their…

Re-Fall

November 18, 2018
Having a new beginning in Noah, mankind, once again, finds itself challenging God’s glory.  Pride goes before another fall, as God demonstrates His omnipotence, by bringing an end to man’s…

Free Fall

November 11, 2018
The fall of man that began in the garden hurtles downward as mankind moves further and further from God.  In our passages, God cannot abide the sin of man any…
This familiar Bible narrative is often explored in the context of the different offerings of Cain and Abel.  The text, however, does not focus on why God looked on Abel’s…
Contrary to the narrative of the world that God has brought suffering to us, the truth is we walked ourselves into our suffering when we chose to separate ourselves from…

Consequences

October 21, 2018
The consequences for our failure to remain faithful to God are real.  They extend to consequences for the creation we inhabit, to consequences for man, woman and Satan – the…