January 26, 2018

“In the Beginning – lessons from Genesis 1”

Genesis 1:1-5, 24-27

A 10-year old girl asked her father, “Where do humans come from?” Her father replied, “God made Adam & Eve & they had children & then grandchildren, & so on.”  Two days later the girl asked her mother the s...

January 26, 2018

Lessons from the Life of Joseph (8)

“Forgiveness & Reconciliation” Genesis 43:1-14 & 45:1-7

Last week we were reminded that God sometimes allows us to get into situations that bring us face to face with our sin & disobedience. Joseph’s older brothers tried to cover u...

January 26, 2018

Lessons from the Life of Joseph (7)

“Character & Conscience” 

Genesis 41:41-42:38

The Pharaoh and all his officials were deeply impressed with Joseph’s wisdom & his personality. The power of his godly character shone through everything Joseph said & did but the source of...

January 26, 2018

Lessons from the Life of Joseph (6)

“From Prisoner to Prime Minister”   Genesis 41

After many long years Nelson Mandela was released from prison in Cape Town, South Africa, on February 11th. 1990. Just over four years later, following South Africa’s first fully democrati...

January 26, 2018

Lessons from the Life of Joseph (5)

“God’s Time, God’s Plan”  

Genesis 40:1-23

Last week we saw how Joseph was given a free, one-way ticket to prison – to a dark & dirty dungeon. He had been falsely accused and humanly speaking was in a hopeless situation. Yet we saw that...