I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes. (Romans 1:16)
I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and hers; he will crush your head, and you will strike at his heel. (Genesis 3:15)
“The last enemy to be destroyed is death.” (1 Corinthians 15:26)
“Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever.” (Psalm 118:1) Scripture Reading: Narrator Imagine a scene in ancient Israel. The king has returned victorious from a battle in which he nearly died. But God delivered him, and now he is welcomed back to Jerusalem by his grateful, joyful people. Psalm […]
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; […]