Posts Currently viewing the category: "Genesis"

Elder Mark turns to Genesis where we find the commandment not to eat of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.  The serpent deceived Eve by using the partial truth that their eyes would be opened, but gave a lie that God was holding something back from them and they would be as…(Read More)

Elder Chris recalls the story of Joseph where Potiphar’s wife made advances on him.  Joseph did not fall to the temptation and fled.  And the cost of fleeing this sin had short-term challenges, but he respected the Lord and turned out second in command over all of Egypt.  Because of his wisdom he…(Read More)

Elder Jonathan looks at the idea of evolution that is taught in many schools and colleges today.  Evolution theory continues to change but the Bible never changes.  Elder Jonathan makes the case for creation.  He looks at the catastrophic event of the flood.  He explains where the water came from and where it went.  The…(Read More)

Once you see or hear something, you can’t undo it.  Elder Ben preaches that decisions we make can have significant consequences down the road.  Man, made in God’s own image, is a rational being with ability to choose in this world.  But he rightly divides the truth in that man cannot will himself…(Read More)

Elder Chris begins in Genesis 14 where Lot and Abram had separated from each other.  He examines the figure Melchizedek, who was king of Salem, and brought bread and wine to meet Abram.  Melchizedek was both a king and a priest and later on these offices were wisely separated by the Lord.  But there was…(Read More)