Genesis 9:18-10:32 – A New Beginning and Hope for the Nations

HEART PREPARATION A funnel is an instrument for concentrating the flow of something from a wide area into a small area. That’s what’s happening here [in this text]. Although it appears that God is working only with nations, the end of the chapter reminds us that the line of promise goes from one man to […]

Posted on: October 29, 2015 - 10:00PM

Genesis 8:1-9:17 – The Picture of Christ in Noah’s Sacrifice

HEART PREPARATION Sin is just as much a problem after the flood as before. The flood of judgment did not eradicate sin; the covenant of grace did not guarantee righteousness. If God’s purpose was to fill the earth with the glory of his righteousness, then we must conclude one of two things: God is a […]

Posted on: October 22, 2015 - 10:00PM

Genesis 6:9-7:24 – God’s Righteous Judgment and Grace Towards the Righteous

HEART PREPARATION “The flood came as a surprise, and Christ’s second coming is going to come as a surprise. We tend to think that our experience is a good teacher, as if it were sufficient to make predictions about the future. We assume that because God hasn’t dramatically intervened with terrible judgment during our lives […]

Posted on: October 15, 2015 - 10:00PM

Genesis 4:17-6:8 – God’s Grief Towards Sin and Affections Towards the Righteous

HEART PREPARATION “The dealings of the Lord in his own case, cause the grateful singer to remember the usual rule of God’s moral government; he is just in his dealings with the sons of men, and metes out to each man according to his measure. “With the merciful you will show yourself merciful; with an […]

Posted on: October 8, 2015 - 10:00PM

CLC Women’s Panel

“We are all relevant to each other,” Holly Edward reminded the women of CLC on September 25th. She continued that our age or life stage isn’t the most relevant factor we all share, but Christ. I think that beautifully sums up the immensely encouraging evening as those in attendance were able to hear seven of our […]

Posted on: October 6, 2015 - 10:34AM

Genesis 4 – The Devastation of Sin, Punishment for Sin, and God’s Grace To Sinners

HEART PREPARATION “The sin of our nature is like a sleeping lion, the least thing that awakens it makes it rage. The sin of our nature, though it seems quiet, and lies as fire hid under the embers, yet if it be a little stirred and blown up by a temptation, how quickly may it […]

Posted on: October 1, 2015 - 10:00PM