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sermons tagged 'Joseph'

Out of Egypt

Matthew 2.13-15
Mar 29th 2015

Matthew continues his proclamation of Good News, primarily to his Jewish born brothers & sisters.

This week Matthew tells of another angelic visit to father Joseph in a dream: "flee to Egypt, for Herod is about to search for the Child, to destroy Him." So how would...read >>

angel, covenant, Egypt, faithfulness, father, flee, flight, Herod, Hosea, Israel, Joseph, Messiah, Moses, protection, provision, refugee
covenant, faith, Matthew

Whose Son Is He?

Matthew 1.18-25
Mar 15th 2015

Polls continue to show a steady decline in the number of professing Christians who believe in the virgin birth of Jesus Christ. What about you? Is He Man, myth or legend?

Toward the end of His ministry, while being persecuted by Jewish leaders, Jesus asked the...read >>

divinity, faith, hope, Immanuel, Jesus, Joseph, lineage, Mary, Promise Keeper, prophecy, salvation, save His people, Son of God, trustworthy, virgin birth
doctrine, Jesus, Matthew

Looking Ahead at the End of the Beginning

Genesis 49.29-50.26
Dec 21st 2014

It's a bitter sweet day. We've arrived at the end of our study in Genesis. Today we bury a couple of patriarchs. These men were tools in the hands of God to work His will, bless His people, and glorify His name. It is the end of Genesis, the end of The...read >>

burial, Christmas, death, faith, future, guilt, hope, Jacob, Joseph, promise, regret, repentance, trust
faith, Genesis, sovereignty

Joseph Alive, Jacob Revived

Genesis 45.16-46.30
Nov 23rd 2014

Are you faithful saint who loves the Lord? What a marvel! Perhaps for some, God grants faith apart from great pain, but for the majority, He forges it! And, so often, it hurts. But it is so good, for He is so good!

This week we meet up with eleven home-bound...read >>

faith, God, Jacob, Joseph, marvel, pain, patience, reunion, reunite, reveal, sovereign, thanksgiving
faith, Genesis, patience

All Signs Point to Jesus

Genesis 41.37-57
Oct 12th 2014

There are so many pointers to Jesus in today's passage on the life of Joseph.

Joseph proves to be an amazing man of faith & godliness, one we should most certainly "follow as I follow Christ." The Lord exalts him to a position of authority in Egypt, and all nations...read >>

exaltation, famine, humility, Joseph, law, Pharaoh, sin, sovereignty, suffering
Genesis, Jesus, Joseph

Trust His Timing

Genesis 41.1-36
Oct 5th 2014

As a young man, Joseph dreamed God would put him in a place of authority over and above his siblings, and even his parents. And this would be for their good, no matter how much the news irritated his family when he told them.

At 17, his brothers had had enough of...read >>

dream, faith, famine, fear, frustration, glory, hope, Joseph, patience, Pharaoh, sovereignty, timing, trust
Genesis, Joseph, sovereignty

Unwavering Faith

Genesis 40
Sep 28th 2014

Sometimes it's the situations we detest the most that test our faith and prove God's grace.

This week we'll meet up with Joseph at his "lowest" point, both literally & figuratively. So far he's has been hated by his brothers, tossed down a well, sold into Egyptian...read >>

baker, care, concern, cupbearer, dreams, evangelism, faith, forgotten, jail, Joseph, kindness, obedience, Pharaoh, prison, service, trust
faith, Genesis, obedience

Confidence In His Call

Genesis 39
Sep 21st 2014

How's your fight for faith? Are you enjoying the pleasures of some conquered sin? Or perhaps you're feeling a little battered in the battle? Take your pick... but in Christ: both!

A couple of weeks ago, Joseph's brothers sold their little dreamer. From there he...read >>

adultery, faith, fight, hope, Joseph, persecution, Potiphar, prison, sexual immorality, trust, truth
faith, Genesis, sovereignty

He Sure Can Pick'm

Genesis 37.2-11
Aug 31st 2014

Don't you love getting overlooked for an overdue promotion at work?

Or how about that really peaceful, soothing feeling of failing to make the team though the far-less-talented coach's son wins your spot on the roster.

Are you in God's family of faith? Then tell...read >>

brothers, envy, faith, favor, hate, jealousy, Jesus, Joseph, sin, sovereignty, trust
faith, Genesis, obedience

In the Flow of Blood and Water

John 19.31-42
May 27th 2012

...that you may also believe. That is why John's Gospel and history itself was written: That you may know life abundantly in the Rock of Jesus Christ, from whose side flowed streams of blood and living water.read >>

Adam, believe, blood, forgiveness, garden, Holy Spirit, John 19.31-42, Joseph, justification, Moses, Nicodemus, pierce, Rock, sanctification, side, struck, water
Gospel of John, John 19