Sermons on Genesis

Sermons on Genesis

A ‘Lot’ of Problems

Genesis 13:1-18 NKJV  Then Abram went up from Egypt, he and his wife and all that he had, and Lot with him, to the South.  (2)  Abram was very rich in livestock, in silver, and in gold.  (3)  And he went on his journey from the South as far as Bethel, to the place where his tent had been at the beginning, between Bethel and Ai,  (4)  to the place of the altar which he had made there at first.…

Whom Should We Fear?

Genesis 12:10-20 NKJV  Now there was a famine in the land, and Abram went down to Egypt to dwell there, for the famine was severe in the land.  (11)  And it came to pass, when he was close to entering Egypt, that he said to Sarai his wife, “Indeed I know that you are a woman of beautiful countenance.  (12)  Therefore it will happen, when the Egyptians see you, that they will say, ‘This is his wife’; and they will…

A Called Out People

Genesis 11:27-32 NKJV  This is the genealogy of Terah: Terah begot Abram, Nahor, and Haran. Haran begot Lot.  (28)  And Haran died before his father Terah in his native land, in Ur of the Chaldeans.  (29)  Then Abram and Nahor took wives: the name of Abram’s wife was Sarai, and the name of Nahor’s wife, Milcah, the daughter of Haran the father of Milcah and the father of Iscah.  (30)  But Sarai was barren; she had no child.  (31)  And…

You Don’t Need a Tower

Genesis 11:1-26 NKJV  Now the whole earth had one language and one speech.  (2)  And it came to pass, as they journeyed from the east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar, and they dwelt there.  (3)  Then they said to one another, “Come, let us make bricks and bake them thoroughly.” They had brick for stone, and they had asphalt for mortar.  (4)  And they said, “Come, let us build ourselves a city, and a tower…

Lessons from the Sin of Noah – Part 2 -Curses and Blessings 

Genesis 9:18-10:32 NKJV  Now the sons of Noah who went out of the ark were Shem, Ham, and Japheth. And Ham was the father of Canaan.  (19)  These three were the sons of Noah, and from these the whole earth was populated.  (20)  And Noah began to be a farmer, and he planted a vineyard.  (21)  Then he drank of the wine and was drunk, and became uncovered in his tent.  (22)  And Ham, the father of Canaan, saw the…

Lessons from the Sin of Noah – Part 1 -Neglect, Foolishness, Love

Genesis 9:18-29 NKJV  Now the sons of Noah who went out of the ark were Shem, Ham, and Japheth. And Ham was the father of Canaan.  (19)  These three were the sons of Noah, and from these the whole earth was populated.  (20)  And Noah began to be a farmer, and he planted a vineyard.  (21)  Then he drank of the wine and was drunk, and became uncovered in his tent.  (22)  And Ham, the father of Canaan, saw the…

My Rainbow, My Covenant 

Genesis 9:12-17(NKJV) 12 And God said: “This is the sign of the covenant which I make between Me and you, and every living creature that is with you, for perpetual generations: 13 I set My rainbow in the cloud, and it shall be for the sign of the covenant between Me and the earth. 14 It shall be, when I bring a cloud over the earth, that the rainbow shall be seen in the cloud; 15 and I will remember My covenant which is between Me and you and every living creature of all flesh; the waters…

Behold The God Of Covenants

Genesis 9:8-11 NKJV  Then God spoke to Noah and to his sons with him, saying:  (9)  “And as for Me, behold, I establish My covenant with you and with your descendants after you,  (10)  and with every living creature that is with you: the birds, the cattle, and every beast of the earth with you, of all that go out of the ark, every beast of the earth.  (11)  Thus I establish My covenant with you: Never again shall all…

Perspective Shift: Seeing Commands as Blessings

Genesis 9:1-7 NKJV  So God blessed Noah and his sons, and said to them: “Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth.  (2)  And the fear of you and the dread of you shall be on every beast of the earth, on every bird of the air, on all that move on the earth, and on all the fish of the sea. They are given into your hand.  (3)  Every moving thing that lives shall be food for you. I…

A New Creation Means a New Life – Part 2: Living the New Life

Introduction  Genesis 8:1 NKJV  Then God remembered Noah, and every living thing, and all the animals that were with him in the ark. And God made a wind to pass over the earth, and the waters subsided.  Genesis 8:20-22 NKJV  Then Noah built an altar to the LORD, and took of every clean animal and of every clean bird, and offered burnt offerings on the altar.  (21)  And the LORD smelled a soothing aroma. Then the LORD said in His…

A New Creation Means a New Life – Part 1

Genesis 8:1-22 NKJV  Then God remembered Noah, and every living thing, and all the animals that were with him in the ark. And God made a wind to pass over the earth, and the waters subsided.  (2)  The fountains of the deep and the windows of heaven were also stopped, and the rain from heaven was restrained.  (3)  And the waters receded continually from the earth. At the end of the hundred and fifty days the waters decreased.  (4)  Then…

The Faith of Noah: Part 2 – Resource, Rebuke, Reminder

Genesis 7:6-24 NKJV  Noah was six hundred years old when the floodwaters were on the earth.  (7)  So Noah, with his sons, his wife, and his sons’ wives, went into the ark because of the waters of the flood.  (8)  Of clean animals, of animals that are unclean, of birds, and of everything that creeps on the earth,  (9)  two by two they went into the ark to Noah, male and female, as God had commanded Noah.  (10)  And it…