The Journey

New God, New People, New Way

February 6, 2022 – The Journey series concludes with an intense story about Abraham, his son Isaac, and God. It’s a story of God testing Abraham’s faith, but ultimately it reveals to us a key aspect of who God is and an anticipation of God’s grace in Jesus Christ.

Unexpected

January 30, 2022 – In Genesis 18 God appears to Abraham in the form of three persons speaking in one voice. They proclaim to him a promise which Sarah finds laughable, but it appears that the promise is not in any way limited by Sarah’s doubt, nor ours.

By Blood

January 23, 2022 – When God calls Abram and Sarai in Genesis 12, they don’t know what they’re in for. By the end of the journey everything about their life has been changed. In the end they’ve been made a different people, with different names, different rituals, a different orientation in the world. They’ve become…

In the Desert

January 16, 2022 – God shows up on the journey. This week God shows up to one of the least of these in the Abraham and Sarah story. God promises to be faithful to Abraham and Sarah, and make them a people, but what’s clear even in Genesis is that God’s faithfulness overflows beyond the…

By Starlight

January 9, 2022 – When the 3 kings depart by another way, it dawns on us, the Bible has another story about starlight. In fact, you can trace the kings’ star all the way back to Genesis, and a promise God made to Abraham.

Along the Way

January 2, 2022 – We kick off this The Journey series (on Genesis 12-22), but we do it on a day when we remember the 3 kings. In both stories what we find is a God who shows up and leads the far off to the light.