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Sermons on Character

Priorities for Living

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY As we begin a new year, it is the ideal season for us as a church to re-examine and determine our priorities. We find some guidance in Paul’s first letter to the church at Thessalonica, a letter written to a growing group of Christians who were not so different from […]

Danger: Life Ahead. Navigate Wisely – The Importance of the Company You Keep (Proverbs Series)

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary Character: we know it is important; we recognize it when we see it in others…but sometimes we are at a loss as to how to cultivate it in our own lives. There are two tests of character: (1) Your character is revealed by what you choose to think about when […]

Joseph, A Portrait of Character and Grace – Part 8 of 8: The Greatest Family Reunion Ever

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary In Genesis 45:14–15 we have a beautiful picture of reconciliation—tearful apologies, expressions of deep repentance, and the assurance of God’s forgiveness. Soon, God’s blessing flowed (v. 16–20 cf. 12:1-2). And we live at a point in history where we are the beneficiaries of those blessings which flowed from the Jewish […]

Joseph, A Portrait of Character and Grace – Part 7 of 8: A Test of Character Part II

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Joseph’s brothers have returned to Egypt to buy food. They have brought their youngest brother Benjamin, as the Prime Minister (Joseph) had required. Joseph invited them to lunch as part of his tests of their character. Joseph seated them in birth order, and shocked, they wondered, “How could he know? Is God […]

Joseph, A Portrait of Character and Grace – Part 6 of 8: A Test of Character Part I of II

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail This morning we continue our study of the life of Joseph. He now is the Prime Minister of Egypt, which is in the grip of a world-wide famine. Joseph’s brothers, with the exception of Benjamin, have come to purchase food. They have no idea what became of Joseph; they assume he’s dead. […]

Joseph, A Portrait of Character and Grace – Part 5 of 8: Awakening a Seared Conscience

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Series Summary: While he never did anything that we would normally associate with Biblical greatness—he never performed a miracle, he never slew a giant; he never saw a burning bush. Nevertheless Joseph was a great man. In his life we see a unique and powerful portrait of character and grace. In reviewing […]

Joseph, A Portrait of Character & Grace – Part 4 of 8: Man of Faith and Integrity

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Series Summary: While he never did anything that we would normally associate with Biblical greatness—he never performed a miracle, he never slew a giant; he never saw a burning bush. Nevertheless Joseph was a great man. In his life we see a unique and powerful portrait of character and grace. In reviewing […]

Joseph, A Portrait of Character & Grace – Part 3 of 8: From the Prison to the Palace

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Series Summary: While he never did anything that we would normally associate with Biblical greatness—he never performed a miracle, he never slew a giant; he never saw a burning bush. Nevertheless Joseph was a great man. In his life we see a unique and powerful portrait of character and grace. In reviewing […]

Joseph, A Portrait of Character & Grace – Part 2 of 8: Steadfast When Tempted

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Series Summary: While he never did anything that we would normally associate with Biblical greatness—he never performed a miracle, he never slew a giant; he never saw a burning bush. Nevertheless Joseph was a great man. In his life we see a unique and powerful portrait of character and grace. In reviewing […]

Joseph, A Portrait of Character & Grace – Part 1 of 8: Favored Son, Hated Brother

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Series Summary: While he never did anything that we would normally associate with Biblical greatness—he never performed a miracle, he never slew a giant; he never saw a burning bush. Nevertheless Joseph was a great man. In his life we see a unique and powerful portrait of character and grace. In reviewing […]

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