Monthly Archives: September 2019


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Sep 2019
Jacob the Trickster - Pastor Bonnie Wilcox - Genesis 32

What happens when a trickster is tricked? Can God use a man of imperfection, a man of greed, to become the leader of one of the greatest families in the Bibile? Yes, indeed, God can and does with Jacob. Genesis 32:9-13  9 And Jacob said, “O God of my father Abraham and God of my father Isaac, O Lord who said to me, ‘Return to your country and to your kindred, and I will do you good,’ 10 I am not worthy of the least of all the steadfast love and all the faithfulness that you have......

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Sep 2019
Having Faith When Life Feels Ridiculous - Pastor Jill Bergman -  Genesis 18 & 21

Genesis 18:1-15 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) A Son Promised to Abraham and Sarah 18 The Lord appeared to Abraham by the oaks of Mamre, as he sat at the entrance of his tent in the heat of the day. 2 He looked up and saw three men standing near him. When he saw them, he ran from the tent entrance to meet them, and bowed down to the ground. 3 He said, “My lord, if I find favor with you, do not pass by your servant. 4 Let a little water be brought, and wash your feet, and rest yourselves under the tree. 5 Let......

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10
Sep 2019
It All Began in a Garden - Pastor Bonnie Wilcox - Genesis 2:4b-25

We all have an origin story — the events that have shaped who we are. The Bible is full of the origin stories of God’s people. Today, Pastor Bonnie Wilcox looks at the second creation story of Genesis, and God’s creative work with the man and the woman.  Genesis 2:4b-25 These are the generations of the heavens and the earth when they were created. Another Account of the Creation In the day that the Lord God made the earth and the heavens, when no plant of the field was yet in the earth and no......

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