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Mar 18, 2019

It’s Tempting

03 17 Genesis 3:1-7Download

Benjamin Franklin forgot one thing when he said that death and taxes were the only two things certain in this world. What he forgot about was temptation. No one is exempt from it or immune to it. We’re all tempted, just like the very first couple in the […]

Mar 18, 2019

A Novel Idea

03 10 Genesis 3:1aDownload A Novel IdeaDownload

Chapter 3 introduces us to the villain.  He is the serpent.  Throughout Scripture we learn more about this villain.  The simple description in verse 1 tells us a lot about his nature.  The Bible then gives us information about the tools we have to overcome the enemy.


Mar 4, 2019

Man’s Need – God’s Gift

03 03 Genesis 2:18-25Download Man’s Need – God’s GiftDownload

Man doesn’t know it yet, but he has a need.  God knows what it is and in the process of naming all the animals he discovers there is no one else like him.  God makes for him a counterpart and together they become one, unashamed.  […]

Feb 25, 2019

A Walk in the Park

02 24 Genesis 2:8-17Download A Walk in the ParkDownload

The Garden of Eden was a beautiful setting for man to have every need met through what God had given him.  He was free to eat anything except one tree, the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.  It was a test of obedience […]

Feb 18, 2019

A Second Look

02 17 Genesis 2:4-7 And the Lord God formed man from the dust of the earth and breathed into him the breath of life and he became a living being.  Only God could do that, only something that is alive can give life to something that is dead – both physically and spiritually.


Feb 11, 2019

The Seventh Day, Finally

02 10 Genesis 2.1-3 On the seventh day, God rested. Not that He was tired, but because His work was complete. It was called the Sabbath, a day distinct from the other six days of the creation week. On this day He did no work. It was a day He blessed and made holy. It […]

Feb 4, 2019

Untapped Potential

02 03 Genesis 1:28-31 God commended to man three responsibilities that stem from His blessing them. God blessed them for their posterity, He blessed them for their position, and He blessed them for their provision. He looked at everything He had made and saw that it was very good. It was exceptional. And then He […]

Jan 28, 2019

What Kind of Man Indeed

01 27 Genesis 1:24-27 What separates man from animals? It is the fact that we, of all God’s creation, have been made in His likeness and image. Sin has marred that image, an image that is His character in us. Redemption renews that image and God’s Spirit works to develop that image in us. I […]

Jan 21, 2019

Oh What A Day

01 20 Genesis 1.3-23 The days of creation were magnificent. God had it all planned out. The day is exact, the design is exceptional and His delight is expressive. Each day God makes distinctions. For example there is the distinction between light and darkness and between land and sea. He is a God of order […]

Jan 14, 2019

It’s Creative Not Chaotic

01 13 Genesis 1:2 Verse 2 provides a lot of confusion regarding origins. Was there a gap between verse 1 and 2 of long ages? Did God help the process of evolution? Were they long days of millions of years? It’s can be a challenge to understand. This message provides my understanding of the verse […]