In the beginning …

“In the beginning, God”  – The first four words of the Bible take us back to the point where we can go no further, back to the eternity of God.What do we find when we are taken back – into the heart of the eternal God?We find love. We discover that “God is love.”Creation is …

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Help us, Lord, to be bold – and keep on praying that You will send revival in our time.

Isaiah 24:1-23 ‘They raise their voices, they shout for joy; from the west they acclaim the Lord’s majesty. Therefore in the east give glory to the Lord, exalt the Name of the Lord, the God of Israel, in the islands of the sea. From the ends of the earth we hear singing: “Glory to the Righteous …

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The increase of sin … and the ray of hope!

Genesis 4:1-26This chapter tells the story of the progression of humanity, the increase of sin and, in it final sentence, the development of worship. There are interesting snippets of cultural information (20-22). There may be progress in the horizontal dimension - agriculture, music, industry, but history reveals, again and again, that all is not well …

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God continues to carry forward His great purpose of salvation.

Genesis 16:1-16We move from salvation and the assurance of salvation to Satan and the activity of Satan. Sarai came with temptation - "Why don't you sleep with my slave? Maybe I can build a family through her." Abram gave in to temptation -"Abram agreed with Sarai (Genesis 16:2). The evil influence of Sarai continued: "Sarai …

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We read of Abraham … and we look beyond him to Christ.

Genesis 12:1-20 The blessing promised to Abraham (Genesis 12:1-3) takes us right on to the book of Revelation, to "the holy city, Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven" (Revelation 21:10). The story of Abraham is more than a human story. It is part of God's eternal purpose which will find its ultimate fulfilment in …

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Sin Comes From Satan. Salvation Comes From God.

Sin, Judgment … And Salvation (Genesis 3:1-24)Genesis 3:1   –  “The serpent” (Satan) raises doubts – “Has God said?Genesis 3:2-3   –  The woman tells Satan what “God has said.”Genesis 3:4   –  Satan contradicts God’s Word. Note the progression from questioning God’s Word to contradicting His Word.Genesis 3:5   –  “Your eyes will be opened.” You will see …

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