Sun, Jul 16, 2023
Duration: 42 mins 46 secs
All good things come to an end. Abraham's journey -- launch, construction zones, dark nights, milestones, and detours -- reaches it final chapters. He buries his beloved bride Sarah. He finds a bride for his beloved son Isaac. He expands his family through a second marriage. Then he dies, and his sons bury him beside Sarah in the family tomb. None of us can escape death. It is the final destination. We can deny it, fear it, or face it with hope knowing it is only the beginning of eternal life with God.
Sun, Jun 11, 2023
Duration: 48 mins 51 secs
Abram and Sarai have a hard time waiting for God's timing. The promise of a child lingers, so they take issues into their own hands, enlisting Hagar as a surrogate. Embracing the wait is hard. Faith is full of slow downs, stand stills, and difficult moments. Nevertheless, God sees us.
Sun, Aug 22, 2021
Duration: 46 mins 14 secs
God calls his people to do extraordinary things. Build arks and altars. Defy kings and walk through deep waters. Critical to every call is an act of trust. We trust God because he keeps his promises. The call to trust and assurance of God's trustworthiness encouraged the Hebrews. It defined all those mentioned in the Hall of Faith (Hebrews 11). Today, it will encourage us as we look at 4 examples.