What we must never forget is that the Incarnate hands and arms of love that reached for us were nail pierced. That’s the rub, isn’t it?
This entire passage might be summarized with a single question: who cares about the promises made by God? Answer: not Esau.
If chapters 11 and 12 showed us God’s initiative of salvation, chapters 13 through 18 show us how committed God is to keeping it his initiative!
The call of Abraham was and is unique, but the call of every Christian is also deeply embedded in Abraham’s call.
“Jesus gets the lightning, we get the rainbow” – Tim Keller
The conflict between Cain and Abel shows both the further infiltration of sin into humanity, and yet the subtle, powerful presence of God’s grace.
A sermon preached on Genesis 3, July 7, 2019 by the Rev. Justin Clemente at New Creation Church (Anglican), Hagerstown, MD. Week three of “Genesis: The Big Read,” a continuing sermon series through the whole book of Genesis, Ordinary Time 2019. Intro: Seeing Through the Broken Let’s review our time in Genesis thus far. In […]