Sermons on Genesis

East of Eden : The Curse (Lunchtime)

Genesis 3:14-24 ‘Why would a loving God allow so much innocent suffering in his world?’ The question is a common objection by the sceptic, and a challenge for the believer. How would you respond? The first few chapters of the Bible are foundational to understanding the world in which we live. Listen in as we consider what answers Genesis 3 gives.

Origins 5: Marriage

Genesis 2:18-25 What is true of consumer products is true of life – we do well to read the manual. The Bible is our maker’s manual, telling us how life works. One of the many areas of life about which he gives operating instructions is relationships and marriage. This passage is an at-a-glance guide to marriage and how it works.

In the beginning: 5: What is marriage? (Lunchtime)

Genesis 2:18-25 Do you ever read the manual when you buy a new gadget or appliance? Most don’t, and then end up calling the helpline to complain that it doesn’t work! The Bible is the manual God has given us for life. In this talk we look at his instructions for marriage – and discover not just how to make it work, but also that it has profound spiritual lessons to teach all of us, whether married or single.

In the beginning: 3 of 3: What is man?

GENESIS 1:24-27 What is a human being? Just a few chemicals in a bag of skin? Just a higher functioning mammal? And what are we here for? What’s the point? Is there one? These questions about our identity and purpose are important ones. We find the answers as we turn back to the dawn of human history and the first chapter of Genesis.