Really!?!

The Great Misconception

Why do good things happen to bad people? God speaks to the unrighteous. (vs. 1-8) God uses the decisions of the unrighteous. (vs. 9-13) The unrighteous recognize God. (vs. 14-16) The unrighteous listen when God gets their attention. (vs. 25-36) The unrighteous give credit where credit is due. (vs. 37-39) The difference between unrighteous and…

Really, people can and do change

  Sermon Scripture:  Genesis 38 Sermon Big Idea:  God uses the sinful to bring about rescue of a nation Judah’s heart became calloused. – Genesis 37:26-27 Judah’s heart was focused on earthly desires. – Genesis 38:1-5 Judah’s heart had an unhealthy fear of God. – Genesis 38:11 Judah repented in his heart and his faith…

Really, why do bad things happen?

A father’s deceit and favoritism brought pain and suffering. (Gen. 37:3-4) Jealousy brought pain and suffering. (Gen. 37:28) Physical desire and lies brought pain and suffering. (Gen. 39:6b-7) A bad memory caused pain and suffering. (Gen. 40:23) Lack of vision caused pain and suffering. (Gen. 50:15;19-20) The long and short of it is that SIN…