The Structure of the Jacob Narrative (Genesis 25:19-35:29)

Posted by on Oct 5, 2017 in Uncategorized

I addressed the importance of a text’s structure in a previous post, The Structure of the Abrahamic Narrative.  What follows is the way I believe that the Jacob Narrative unfolds. Again, it follows a chiastic pattern (see the explanation in the aforementioned article), just like the narratives of the Flood and of Abraham.  The turning […]

Thessalonians: Living in Light of His Coming

Posted by on May 4, 2017 in Uncategorized

Join us on Sunday mornings as we hear God’s word from Paul’s letters to the Thessalonians.  These letters were written to instruct the Church in how to undertake the Christian life in light of the Second Coming of Jesus Christ. 11am @ 3011 Harrison Ave., Cincy   Learn more about our worship services.   Past […]

Good Friday Service – 6:30pm

Posted by on Apr 11, 2017 in Uncategorized

You’re invited to join us on Good Friday (April 14, 2017) at 6:30pm. We will be meeting at our ordinary address (3011 Harrison Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45211).  But we will be worshiping in the main sanctuary instead of in our chapel area. We will have some Scripture readings, approach God in prayer, sing some songs, […]

Genesis 10:1-11:26 Sermons – The Flood to Abram

Posted by on Jan 10, 2017 in Uncategorized

The following sermons were preached with respect to the two spiritual seeds, from the Flood to Abram, in Genesis 10:1-11:26.  More sermons from Genesis may be found here. Genesis 10  “The Serpentine Seed Returns” Genesis 11:1-9  “The Serpentine Seed Restrained” Genesis 11:10-26  “The Seed of the Woman is Preserved”

Genesis 2:4-6:8 Sermons – From Creation to Noah

Posted by on Jan 10, 2017 in Uncategorized

The following sermons were preached with respect to the demise of Man from Creation until the Flood, in Genesis 2:4-6:8.  More sermons from Genesis may be found here. Genesis 2:4-17 “A Priest for God’s Temple” Genesis 2:18-25 “A Helper for Adam” Genesis 2:4-25 “The Covenant of Works” Genesis 3:1-7 “The Covenant of Works is Broken” […]

Genesis 1:1-2:3 Sermons – Prologue to Genesis

Posted by on Jan 10, 2017 in Uncategorized

The following sermons were preached with respect to the creation account in Genesis 1:1-2:3.  More sermons from Genesis may be found here. “Introducing Genesis” Genesis 1:1-2  “Preparing to Work” Genesis 1:3-13  “A Productive Habitat” Genesis 1:14-31  “An Inhabited Kingdom” Genesis 1:26-31  “Bearing God’s Image” Psalm 104  “Let Pilgrims Rejoice in the Creator” Genesis 2:1-3  “Enthroned […]

The Structure of the Abraham Narrative (Genesis 11:27-25:11)

Posted by on Jan 5, 2017 in Uncategorized

The Structure of a Text When studying a biblical text, it is important to consider its structure. How does a psalm flow? How does a narrative unfold? How are legal commands linked together to create a coherent message? Readers of Genesis are accustomed to dividing the book into 50 chapters. The chapter divisions and verse […]

What does the Bible teach us about the Bible? (pt. 5)

Posted by on Oct 24, 2016 in Uncategorized

Introduction (pt. 1) A.  The Bible is Authoritative (pt. 2) B.  The Bible is Necessary (pt. 3) C.  The Bible is Clear (pt. 4) D.  The Bible is Sufficient (pt. 5) Following on from the Bible’s authority and clarity is its sufficiency. In one of the texts quoted above, we read in 2 Timothy 3:16-17, […]

Sermon Series: The True Ark Encounter

Posted by on Oct 20, 2016 in Uncategorized

Join us on Sundays as we hear preaching from the book of Genesis. Previous Sermons Genesis 6:9-22  “The Sanctuary of Life” Genesis 7:1-8:22  “Enduring Judgment Day” Genesis 6:9-8:22 (& 1 Peter 3:20-22)  “The Flood and Your Baptism” Genesis 8:20-9:17  “Life Under the Rainbow” Genesis 9:18-29  “¡Viva La Revolución!” Disclaimer: We’re not degrading anything with the […]

What does the Bible teach us about the Bible? (pt. 4)

Posted by on Oct 17, 2016 in Uncategorized

Introduction (pt. 1) A.  The Bible is Authoritative (pt. 2) B.  The Bible is Necessary (pt. 3) C.  The Bible is Clear (pt. 4) If God were to meet our need by giving us an authoritative message, surely, God would make it clear, right? Yes, exactly! He has not given us a message that it […]

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