Promises

Genesis 14 // We Are More than Conquerors

Today, we’re just going to jump right into the Scripture. Our passage is Genesis 14, which describes a war and Abram functioning more like a warlord. Here’s a quick summary of the first 10 verses: Five kings (Bera, Birsha, Shinab, Shemeber and “the king of Bela”) were serving a king named Chedorlaomer. The five kings …

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Genesis 13:2-18 // Where Do We Fit in God’s Story?

Who are you? If you had to submit a written answer for this question, what would you write? There are many ways we go about identifying ourselves. You might identify yourself as the father/mother of so-and-so or American or a teenager. You might identify yourself with your social standing (“I’m one of the popular ones”) …

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Genesis 11:10-12:9 // What Does Trusting the Lord Mean?

Have you ever been in a conversation where someone was going through something difficult and you said, “You just need to trust the Lord”? After you said it, did you realize it may have felt kind of hollow or cliché? “Trust in the Lord” is a bit of lingo Christians often throw around, but we …

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Isaiah 7:1-9 – Trusting God Over Everything Else

In the first five chapters of Isaiah, we’ve surveyed the situation in which Isaiah brings messages from God. The Lord’s people had rebelled against Him, and so they were going to be exiled. Then in Chapter 6, we witnessed Isaiah’s call to ministry – how he saw the holiness of God and his own uncleanness. …

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Proverbs 3:13-18 – What is Wisdom and Why Should You Pursue It?

Sometimes when we’re after something – no matter how difficult or easy it may be – it requires a bit of persistence. If we deem that the goal is worth the price, then we’re going to go after it. If we’re motivated enough, we’ll do whatever it takes to achieve our goals. What is one …

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