Abraham

November 19, 2017

Genesis 15

Speaker: 
Dick Jaques
Message Series: 
Genesis: In The Beginning, God (2017)

This message looks at the story of God's promise to Abraham and examines the subject of doubt.

This recording begins with ~5:15 of welcome and announcements by Ben Deaver.

November 12, 2017

Genesis 16-17, 21

Speaker: 
Ben Deaver
Message Series: 
Genesis: In The Beginning, God (2017)

This message looks at God's heart for Hagar and Ishmael and shows his God's great (and often misunderstood) plan for Ishmael's descendants (modern day Arabs and Muslims) to be blessed.

November 5, 2017

Genesis 12

Speaker: 
Ben Deaver
Message Series: 
Genesis: In The Beginning, God (2017)

This message looks at Abram's scary step of faith to follow God into great uncertainty, holding on to nothing but God's promises.  We're shown how likewise we who respond to God in faith can be a g

January 10, 2016

Genesis 12-21

Speaker: 
Dick Jaques
Message Series: 
Looking Back & Looking Forward (2015-2016)

This message focuses on looking forward by embracing a life of "Up. In. Out."  We are to grow in trusting God by reflecting His image back to Him (Up), to one another (In), and to the world around us (Out).  This journey of trust is exemplified by four episodes from the life of Abraham.

July 19, 2015

Galatians 4:8-31

Speaker: 
Dave Geldart
Message Series: 
Galatians: Freedom Under Attack (2015)

This message looks at Paul's exhortation to the Galatians not to go back under slavery, but to stay free by rejecting legalism.  It focuses on Paul's allegorical interpretation of the Old Testament story about Abraham and his two sons, and shows how those who put their trust in God to make them right with Him are the true descendants of Sarah, sons of promise.

June 14, 2015

Galatians 3:15-24

Speaker: 
Ben Deaver
Message Series: 
Galatians: Freedom Under Attack (2015)

This message seeks to answer the question "Why then the Law?".  It shows how God's promises given to Eve and Abraham superseeded the Law that was to come after it.  In essence, the Law was Israel's babysitter.

February 13, 2011

Genesis 12, 15, 16, 22

Speaker: 
Ben Duell
Message Series: 
American Idols: We Reflect What We Revere (2011)

This message looks at the danger of getting what we want.  Our hearts are idol factories and unless we set our ultimate affection on God, our desires and wants -- even the good ones -- will become enslaving idols.