September 25 – Deceptions in Genesis – Cain and Abel

Week 2 – Cain and Abel Genesis 4 Introduction: I start a series of teaching from the Book of Genesis this morning I’m calling the ‘great deceptions in Genesis. Key here as to why Abel’s sacrifice accepted and Cain’s not has much more to do with reason, motive, purpose and heart, than it does ground…

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September 18 – Genesis Part 1 – Adam and Eve

Week 1 – Adam & Eve Genesis 4 Introduction: I start a series of teaching from the Book of Genesis this morning I’m calling the ‘great deceptions in Genesis.’ Given the high value this text has had through the centuries, the reader may be surprised to learn that the OT never refers to Adam and…

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September 11 – Getting it RIght

1 Timothy 4:1-12 Introduction: The letters of the Apostle Paul to his young protégé Timothy have always served me as a once younger pastor/leader to now a little older/wiser mentor pastor/leader. 1 Timothy chapter 4 broadly follows a pattern of exhortation with ancient precedents traditional of Jewish teaching. The speaker sets before his audience two…

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September 4 – What is Important Right Now – Part 3

Ephesians 4:7- 5:7 Introduction: This morning is part three and the final of this mini-series I’ve entitled, “What’s Important Right Now?” With so many responsibilities and opportunities, what it really important right now? I covered 4:1-6 last week which called us to “ keeping the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace ,”…

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