Sermons on Genesis

Pain and Suffering Part 2

Suffering is Real. Everyone Everywhere We are all affected•Personal. •Family. •Death. •Sickness. •Accident. •War. •Drought. •Theft. Genesis 6:5 5 Then the Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great on the earth, and that every intent of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.

God’s Covenant with Abraham

⦁ asks much of us.⦁ gives great blessings.⦁ has power and authority.⦁ does not force us.⦁ does not hate questions.⦁ does value faith.⦁ works in His own time.⦁ allows us to fail.⦁ remains faithful.⦁ has a plan.⦁ loves us. Genesis 15:1-3 Abram Promised a Son 15 After these things the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision, saying, “Do not fear, Abram,I am a shield to you;[a]Your reward shall be very great.” 2 Abram said, “O Lord [b]God, what will You give me, since I [c]am…

God’s Covenants

God’s covenant with Noah. Genesis 8:20-22 20 Then Noah built an altar to the Lord, and took of every clean animal and of every clean bird and offered burnt offerings on the altar. 21 The Lord smelled the soothing aroma; and the Lord said [a]to Himself, “I will never again curse the ground on account of man, for the [b]intent of man’s heart is evil from his youth; and I will never again [c]destroy every living thing, as I have done. 22 “While the earth remains,Seedtime and harvest,And cold and heat,And summer and winter,And day and nightShall not cease.”

The God That Provides

God seeks – First and Foremost – man’s spiritual good, not material benefits 1.Material blessings may come to one as a result of special providence (Mt.6:33). 2.God may also allow financial hardship, illness, or other physical trials to occur if He deems them suitable for our spiritual benefit (Rom.5:3-5; Jm.1:2-4). 3.His ultimate goal is the saving of our souls. Matthew 5:45 (ESV) 45 so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven. For he makes his sun…