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King of Kings (Genesis 14)
October 7, 2018


“Ouch, that Helps”
September 30, 2018


Family Reunion (Matthew 18:15-17)
September 23, 2018


Conflict Revolution (Romans 14)
September 16, 2018


Competition, Conflict, and Compromise (Genesis 13)
September 9, 2018


Famine, Fear, and Faith (Genesis 12:10-20)
July 22, 2018


Two-Way Calling (Genesis 11:10-12:9)
July 15, 2018


Tower of Pride (Genesis 9:18-11:9)
June 10, 2018


Covenant: God Makes a Promise (Genesis 9:8-17)
June 3, 2018


Who Made the Sacrifice? (Genesis 8:15-9:7)
May 27, 2018


THE FLOOD: Can We Trust The Bible? (Genesis 6:13-8:14)
May 20, 2018


The Flood: Filled with Violence, Covered with Mercy (Genesis 6:5-14)
May 6, 2018


Man's Heart vs. God's Heart (Genesis 6:1-9)
April 29, 2018


The Path of Unrepentance (Genesis 4:8-26)
April 15, 2018


ACCEPTABLE: What God Really Wants (Genesis 4:1-7)
April 8, 2018


How Sin Works, Part 2 (Genesis 3:7-24)
March 11, 2018


Sunday, March 4 - Change of plans!

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Pastor Jack was sick on March 4, so we watched a message from RightNow Media. We will continue with part 2 of How Sin Works on March 11.


How Sin Works, part 1 (Genesis 3:7-24)
February 25, 2018


How Sin Starts (Genesis 3:1-6)
February 18, 2018

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Next Steps

Scripture references for further study:
Deuteronomy 11:16; Romans 7:11, 16:18; 2 Corinthians 11:2-3; 1 Timothy 2:14; James 1:13-15; Hebrews 4:14-16; 1 John 2:16-17


Design vs. desire (Romans 1:18-32)
February 11, 2018

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Next Steps

Scripture references for further study:
Genesis 19:1-14; Jude 7; Leviticus 18:22, 20:13; Romans 1:18-32; 1 Corinthians 6:9-11; 1 Timothy 1:8-11

Book resource:
Is God Anti-Gay? by Sam Allberry


Marriage: As Easy as 1, 2, 3? (Ephesians 5:22-33)
February 4, 2018

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Next Steps

Book Resources:
Sacred Marriage by Gary Thomas
This Momentary Marriage by John Piper
Love and Respect by Emerson Eggerichs
What Did You Expect? by Paul David Tripp
The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman
Marriage Under Fire by James Dobson
Love and War by John and Stasi Eldredge


Marriage: As Easy as 1, 2, 3? (Genesis 2:18-25)
January 28, 2018

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Next Steps

Questions for further discussion:
1. How do your personal beliefs line up with God's five directions for marriage?
2. Ask yourself, "How do I share God's truth? Do I share as one who sins (Matthew 7:1-5)? Do I allow the Holy Spirit to bring conviction or change (John 16:8)? Do I share with love (1 Corinthians 13:2)?

Book Resources:
Sacred Marriage by Gary Thomas
This Momentary Marriage by John Piper
Love and Respect by Emerson Eggerichs
What Did You Expect? by Paul David Tripp
The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman
Marriage Under Fire by James Dobson
Love and War by John and Stasi Eldredge


Made to Image (Genesis 1:26-30)
January 21, 2018

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Next Steps

Questions for further discussion:
1. Grace's purpose is simple. "We exist to love God, love people, and lead others to do the same." How does being made in God's image effect that?
2. God is three persons in One. What effect does that have on Their/His image?

Book Resources:
The Case for Life: Equipping Christians to Engage the Culture by Scott Klusendorf
Why Pro-Life? by Randy Alcorn
The Gospel for Real Life by Jerry Bridges
Delighting in the Trinity by Michael Reeves
Created in God's Image by Anthony Hoekema (1994)


The Gospel at Work (Genesis 2:4-17)
January 14, 2018

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Next STeps

Book Resources:
The Gospel at Work by Sebastian Traeger and Greg D. Gilbert
Engaging God's World by Cornelius Plantinga Jr.
Kingdom Calling by Amy L. Sherman
Why Business Matters to God by Jeff Van Duzer
How Then Should We Work? by Hugh Whelchel


Resisting a rest (Genesis 2:1-3)
January 7, 2018

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Next Steps

Scripture on the Sabbath Day: Genesis 2:1-3; Exodus 16:22-30, 20:8-11, 23:12, 31:12-17; Isaiah 58:13-14; Hebrews 3:16-4:11 with Revelation 14:13.
Scripture on the Seventh year and 50th year of Jubilee: Leviticus 23:3, 25:2-22

Book Resources:
Desiring God by John Piper
Crazy Busy by Kevin DeYoung
Mudhouse Sabbath by Lauren F. Winner
Perspectives on the Sabbath edited by Christopher John Donato


Made with a purpose (Genesis 1:26, 31)
October 22, 2017

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Next Steps

Grace’s purpose is simple. “We exist to love God, love people, and lead others to do the same.” How does your personal purpose align or differ from that? What measures do you use to evaluate whether or not you have identified your purpose, and are working toward your purpose?

Book Resources:
Not by Chance by Lee M. Spetner
Coming to Grips with Genesis edited by Terry Mortenson & Thane Ury

Websites to check out:
Answers in Genesis
Institute for Creation Research
Center for Scientific Creation