Genesis 2:15-17; 3:1-8; James 1:13-15
Digging Deeper If you want to know about the Bible’s view of creation care check out these books recommended by Pastor Ken Where Garden Meets Wilderness by Calvin Beisner and Responsible Dominion by Ian Hore-Lacy. Or check out these websites Evangelical Environmental Network and Cornwall Alliance.
Today’s Sermon is from Genesis 2:18-25. Verse 24 is quoted in the New Testament to make three different claims about the nature of marriage. In Matthew 19 Jesus quotes it to remind us that marriage is permanent. In 1 Corinthians 6 Paul refers back to Genesis to make a point about sexual purity. And in […]
Today’s Sermon is from Matthew 26:17-30. Other Scriptural background includes Genesis 15, Exodus 12, Exodus 24, and John 6:53-55.
The purpose of Christ Community Church is to make known and promote the worship of God in obedience to the great commission and the great commandments. (from the CCC bylaws) “I’ll be with you as you do this, day after day after day, right up to the end of the age.” (Jesus in Matthew 28:20, […]
God said “Let us make man in our image, in our likeness, and let them rule . . .” (Genesis 1:26) What a piece of work is man, how noble in reason, how infinite in faculty, in form and bearing how express and admirable; in apprehension, how like an angel; in comprehension how like God. […]
Genesis 1:28 “God blessed them and said, “Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rile over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky and over every living creature that moves on the ground.” Genesis 2:8 “Now the Lord planted a garden in the east, in Eden; […]
Psalm 139 For the director of music. Of David. A psalm. 1 You have searched me, Lord, and you know me. 2 You know when I sit and when I rise; you perceive my thoughts from afar. 3 You discern my going out and my lying down; you are familiar with all my ways. 4 Before a word is […]
Holman Hunt, “The Shadow of Death”
WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES HEAVEN MAKE? Heaven C________________________________ (1 Thess. 4:13-18) Heaven C_______________________________ (Matthew 25:31-40) Heaven C_________________________________ (Matthew 25:21) Heaven C__________________________________ (Romans 8:18) Revelation 21-22 The Message (MSG) Everything New 21 I saw Heaven and earth new-created. Gone the first Heaven, gone the first earth, gone the sea. 2 I saw Holy Jerusalem, new-created, descending resplendent out of […]