Genesis 18:1-15 “Abraham’s Hospitality”

How can we receive God? What does it mean to bless the Lord? When do we show the Lord that we love Him? What does it look like to trust in and obey God?

We will learn a lot about hospitality and service from this passage of scripture. We will also find that God is the Great Physician of the soul and is able to remove our doubts that we may live by faith. … More Genesis 18:1-15 “Abraham’s Hospitality”

Genesis 17 “The Gospel Through Abraham”

Genesis 17 “The Gospel Through Abraham” We are about to read the text of scripture where God gives the sign of His covenant with Abraham, the sign of circumcision. Does this sign apply to us in the age of the church? Well, Paul tells us that we who are Christians have all been circumcised. You heard me right, listen to Colossians 2:11-12: “In him also you were circumcised with a circumcision made without hands, by putting off the body of the flesh, by the circumcision of Christ, having been buried with him in baptism.” Let us then listen carefully to Genesis 17 as we read about the Abrahamic covenant knowing that through Christ, it still applies to us today. … More Genesis 17 “The Gospel Through Abraham”

Genesis 14 “Faith in Action”

Genesis 14 “Faith in Action” In this chapter, we will read about an extraordinary act of faith on the part of Abram. Four mighty kings conquer 6 tribes and then defeat 5 weaker kings, demonstrating that they are a mighty military coalition. They have come from all over the middle east for this battle. Their one mistake was taking Lot in the plunder, and so involving the servant of the Lord, Abram, Lot’s uncle. Abram is not a king, nor is his tribe very big, but he does a brave thing in this text and God blesses him. … More Genesis 14 “Faith in Action”

Genesis 13 “Abram’s Faith and Lot’s Foolishness”

Sermon preached by Pastor Joshua Hall at Sparta Reformed Presbyterian Church during the morning service on December 9th, 2018. Introduction Last week in Genesis 12 we witnessed God’s faithfulness despite Abram’s unfaithfulness. Abram, facing severe famine, did not cry out to the Lord for help, but left the land of promise for the land of … More Genesis 13 “Abram’s Faith and Lot’s Foolishness”