God's Sacrifice

  • God’s Sacrifice

    Guest Speaker John Dickson tackles a tough passage from the Bible-Abraham’s test with Isaac. Through this story, we see that God is the one who provides. He provides a sacrifice for Abraham and Isaac on the mountain and he provides himself as a sacrifice for us in Jesus. Genesis 22:1-14

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  • Laughter and Tears

    Senior Pastor Jeff Manion teaches on the story of Isaac’s birth and the aftermath. Through this story, we see that even in the midst of family conflict or rejection, we can believe God is wise, God is good and God can be trusted. Genesis 21:1-21

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  • A New Name for God

    Teaching Pastor Aaron Buer discusses the shortcut Sarai and Abram take by seeking God’s promise through Hagar. Through this story, we see that shortcuts to God’s plan, even culturally acceptable ones, typically lead to significant problems. In the midst of the consequences, God sees and is concerned with those who our culture may deem unimportant. […]

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  • The Covenant

    Teacher Pastor Aaron Buer discusses God’s covenant with Abram. Using an ancient near eastern ritual, God seals his relationship with Abram. Through this story, we see that our relationship with God is not dependent upon earning or deserving his favor, but upon the work of Jesus on the cross. God’s covenant with Abram foreshadows the […]

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  • The Habits of Trust

    Senior Pastor Jeff Manion talks about two difficult conflicts Abram experiences in a time of plenty. Through this conversation, we see that it is crucial for us to trust God both in the desert and when things are going well. Abram’s responses show he is learning to trust God and points us forward to Jesus. […]

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  • The Gap

    Senior Pastor Jeff Manion unpacks Abram’s response to the famine. Through this conversation, we see how easy it is to return to our default way of living in times of difficulty or famine. God’s mercy in the midst of the mess Abram created helps us remember the love and mercy he has toward us. Genesis […]

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  • The Call

    Senior Pastor Jeff Manion discusses God’s instruction to Abram to move and his promise of blessing. Abram doesn’t know God at the beginning of the journey and yet he obeys. His obedience ripples out through the pages of our Bible. We see that God asks us to move in unique ways in our life. We […]

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