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The Idol of Self

Genesis 11:4– Then they said, “Come, let us build ourselves a city and a tower with its top in the heavens, and let us make a name for ourselves, lest we be dispersed over the face of the whole earth.” God calls all of us to take His image to all parts of the earth so his glory and name will be known. In Genesis 11, the people settle in the plain of Shinar, and we see the reason why

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The Idol of Comfort

Genesis 11:2-3– And as people migrated from the east, they found a plain in the land of Shinar and settled there. Repeatedly, God calls His people who are made in His likeness to take His image to all parts of the earth. It is the call given to Adam and Eve in Genesis 1 and 2. It is the same call given to Noah and his family in Genesis 9:1 and 7. It is the same call given to us

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Sin Brings Pain in our Relationship to God

Sin Brings Pain in our Relationship with God Genesis 3:7-8 Then the eyes of both were opened, and they knew they were naked. And they sewed fig leaves together and made themselves loincloths. And they heard the sound of the Lord God walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and the man and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the Lord God among the trees of the garden. Sin Separates us from God God created

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Sin Brings Pain

Sin Brings Pain The natural consequence of sin is pain. Scripture – Genesis 3:6-7 – Original Sin So when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes, and that the tree was to be desired to make one wise, she took of its fruit and ate, and she also gave some to her husband who was with her, and he ate. Then the eyes of both were opened, and

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Senate Judiciary Hearings

I do not make political posts, and I will not start today. It is my job to lead our people to think through all situations with Biblical clarity. I was sickened as I watched the hearings yesterday. In fact, I made myself watch certain parts because I needed to see for myself instead of what others are telling me. While I watched, I felt sin-stained…My sin and the sins of the world became so apparent. The focus for Sunday morning

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