Church Fights – John 7

If you have attended church most of your life, I am sure you could tell a story or two of times when there was conflict within the church. Conflict is a real part of life that we would rather ignore and not even talk about. Even though our text is in reference to a time…

The first Genealogy – Genesis 5

The study of Genealogies can be both intriguing and mundane. There are many gold nuggets that can be discovered when you study one’s genealogy. Modern society has become obsessed with such studies. There is a market for helping people discover their ancestry. As a matter of fact, some companies will take your DNA and give…

Whosoever will and the will of God – John 6:35-71

There is a great debate amongst Christian theologians that has existed for many years. It is the debate between free will and election. It is the debate between whosoever will and God’s sovereignty. On one side of the debate you have those who call themselves reformed or better known as Calvinist. On the other side…

The Virus – Genesis 4

Have you ever watched those movies that has as its plot a deadly virus that sweeps across the globe and turns people into some sort of zombie that attacks those who have not be yet infected by the virus? It is a little-known fact that the government of the United States as a contingency plan…

Gospel Tension – John 6:22-35

Have you ever been in a situation where there was much tension and something had to give? Perhaps you have experienced the joy of playing the game of tug-a-war. Two teams strain to pull on one rope over a pit of mud. The team that finally breaks the tension finds themselves laughing at their opposition…

The exceeding sinfulness of sin (part 2) – Genesis 3:8-24

“The closing thought of Genesis 2 was: “the man and his wife were both naked and were not ashamed.” These words remind us that the Garden of Eden was a place of beauty; a place of bounty; and a place completely unmarred by sin and its crippling, polluting, heartbreaking effects. It was the birthplace of…