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Faith and doubt.

In our life, our faith is sometimes tested. How do we respond? Genesis 15 After this, the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision: “Do not be afraid, Abram.     I am your shield,     your very great reward.” 2 But Abram said, “Sovereign Lord, what can you give me since I remain childless and the one

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Good choices, bad choices

In our lives we are always making choices, sometimes good ones that put God first, other times we fall short of the mark. Genesis 12 The Lord had said to Abram, “Go from your country, your people and your father’s household to the land I will show you. 2 “I will make you into a

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Jesus is the Allen key for our lives

God is the best foreman. Genesis 11:1-9 Now the whole world had one language and a common speech. 2 As people moved eastward, they found a plain in Shinar and settled there. 3 They said to each other, “Come, let’s make bricks and bake them thoroughly.” They used brick instead of stone, and tar for mortar. 4 Then they said, “Come,

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God’s love runs deeper

God’s grief at humankind’s sin is deep, but His love runs deeper Genesis 6:1-8 When human beings began to increase in number on the earth and daughters were born to them, 2 the sons of God saw that the daughters of humans were beautiful, and they married any of them they chose.3 Then the Lord said, “My Spirit will not

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The Fall

Big idea Sin breaks God’s good world and the perfect relationship with God and us (and each other). Bible passage Genesis 3:1-19 You will need Your playdough creation or images from last week All Ages Activity Smash your model you made last week. Or rip up your beautiful creation picture.

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Curse extended – curse restrained

The curse is growing, extending and further relationships are being infected. Genesis 4:1-16 Adam made love to his wife Eve, and she became pregnant and gave birth to Cain. She said, “With the help of the Lord I have brought forth a man.” 2 Later she gave birth to his brother Abel. Now Abel kept flocks, and Cain worked

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We are denied access to the Tree of Life.

Because of Adam and Eve’s sin, we are all denied access to the Tree of Life. Genesis 3:20-24 20 Adam named his wife Eve,because she would become the mother of all the living. 21 The Lord God made garments of skin for Adam and his wife and clothed them. 22 And the Lord God said, “The man has now

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What would you give up to follow Jesus?

Would you leave everything behind to follow Jesus? Would you give up your life for the sake of the Gospel? Luke 14:25-34 25 Large crowds were traveling with Jesus and turning to them he said: 26 “If anyone comes to me and does not hate father and mother, wife and

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Disciples

Being a disciple involves loving Jesus more than you love anything else in your life.  Luke 14:25-34 25 Large crowds were traveling with Jesus and turning to them he said: 26 “If anyone comes to me and does not hate father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters—yes, even

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An Invitation for All

Jesus offers everyone an invitation to God’s eternal kingdom. Luke 14:15-24 15 When one of those at the table with him heard this, he said to Jesus, “Blessed is the one who will eat at the feast in the kingdom of God.” 16 Jesus replied: “A certain man was preparing

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