Recent Bible Talks…
This chapter present us with two things we need. First – a saviour who succeeds where we fail. Second – a Lord who is with us all the time. These are two things the believer has in Jesus.
Into the Mess of Judah’s sinful life God shows Mercy by giving him a family into which the saviour Jesus would be born.
Genesis 37:12-36. The father sends the son to his brothers. The son seeks out his brothers. The brothers reject the son.
Psalm 51. The grace of confession and forgiveness.
Genesis 37:1-11 tells the story of a loved son with a message from God pointing us forward to a greater loved son with a message from God. Its a message of mercy into the mess, a message that demands a reaction, and a message that we can expect to be hated for too.
The saving of many lives – overview sermon. 3 reasons to journey with Joseph over the next 14 weeks. 1) It will teach us to trust the sovereignty of God. 2) It will teach us to bow to Jesus as Saviour. 3) It will teach us to serve through our sufferings.
Acts 2:42 – They devoted themselves to prayer. Jesus’ people will be a praying people. Shaped by scripture, shared together, and confident because of Jesus.
Acts 2:42 “They devoted themselves to the breaking of bread” – The Holy Spirit brings those who trust in Jesus to break bread together in order to remember Jesus. Doing so keeps Jesus’ people glad of our salvation, on the right path, united and looking forward.
“They devoted themselves to Fellowship. – Acts 2:42. As the Holy Spirit brought a group of people to share Jesus He transformed them into a group of people who shared life with one another.