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Hope for Tomorrow: How God Keeps His Promises

This is the 19th and final sermon in the series on Genesis 1-11 that we started in late April. Almost […]

Text: Genesis 11:10-32
Sermon Series: First Things: The Amazing True Story of How the World Came to Be (Genesis 1-11)
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The Tower That Fell: Why God Stopped the Building Program

“Come, let us build ourselves a city, with a tower that reaches to the heavens, so that we may make […]

Text: Genesis 11:1-9
Sermon Series: First Things: The Amazing True Story of How the World Came to Be (Genesis 1-11)
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Many Nations Under God: A Biblical View of World History

At first glance Genesis 10 would not seem to offer much promise as a sermon text. To the untrained eye, […]

Text: Genesis 10
Sermon Series: First Things: The Amazing True Story of How the World Came to Be (Genesis 1-11)
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The Curse on Canaan And the Problem of Racism

It has been a long time since I addressed the topic of racism from the pulpit. The last time I […]

Text: Genesis 9:18-29
Sermon Series: First Things: The Amazing True Story of How the World Came to Be (Genesis 1-11)
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Living Under the Rainbow: Judgment First, Then Mercy

Let’s suppose you are a reporter assigned by your editor to cover Noah’s flood. It’s the biggest story of the […]

Text: Genesis 9:1-17
Sermon Series: First Things: The Amazing True Story of How the World Came to Be (Genesis 1-11)
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But God Remembered Noah: Hope for Those Who Feel Forgotten

The story of Noah is very exciting until you get to Genesis 7. At that point, the story seems to […]

Text: Genesis 8:1
Sermon Series: First Things: The Amazing True Story of How the World Came to Be (Genesis 1-11)
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Noah’s Ark: A Picture of Salvation

The story of Noah and the Ark is more popular than ever before. Even people who don’t know the Bible […]

Text: Genesis 6:9-22
Sermon Series: First Things: The Amazing True Story of How the World Came to Be (Genesis 1-11)
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The Days of Noah: Why God Sent the Flood

This is the first of several sermons on Noah and the flood. As we begin our study of this important […]

Text: Genesis 6:1-8
Sermon Series: First Things: The Amazing True Story of How the World Came to Be (Genesis 1-11)
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From Adam to Noah: Lessons from a Genealogy

I begin this sermon with a confession. In my quarter-century as a pastor, I believe this is the first sermon […]

Text: Genesis 5
Sermon Series: First Things: The Amazing True Story of How the World Came to Be (Genesis 1-11)
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City Life: Serving God in a Pagan World

“Without God, the more power we have the sooner we destroy ourselves; without God, the richer we are the sooner […]

Text: Genesis 4:17-26
Sermon Series: First Things: The Amazing True Story of How the World Came to Be (Genesis 1-11)