Sermons on God's Love

Sermons on God's Love

The Character of a Godly Wife

June 28, 2020. “The Character of a Godly Wife” 21 submitting to one another out of reverence for Christ. 22 Wives, submit to your own husbands, as to the Lord. 23 For the husband is the head of the wife even as Christ is the head of the church, his body, and is himself its Savior. 24 Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit in everything to their husbands. (ESV)

The Character of a Godly Husband

June 21, 2020. “The Character of a Godly Husband” 25 Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her, 26 that he might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word, 27 so that he might present the church to himself in splendor, without spot or wrinkle or any such thing, that she might be holy and without blemish. 28 In the same way husbands should love their wives as their own bodies.…

Living a Worthy Life

May 17, 2020 Living a Worthy Life. 4:1 I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called, 2 with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, 3 eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. (ESV)

The Riches of His Glory

May 10, 2020. “The Riches of His Glory” 14 For this reason I bow my knees before the Father, 15 from whom every family in heaven and on earth is named, 16 that according to the riches of his glory he may grant you to be strengthened with power through his Spirit in your inner being, 17 so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith—that you, being rooted and grounded in love, 18 may have strength to comprehend with all the saints what…

We Are a Masterpiece

May 3, 2020   “We Are a Masterpiece” 2:1 And you were dead in the trespasses and sins 2 in which you once walked, following the course of this world, following the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in the sons of disobedience— 3 among whom we all once lived in the passions of our flesh, carrying out the desires of the body and the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, like the…

The Hope of His Calling

April 26, 2020 “The Hope of His Calling” 15 For this reason, because I have heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love toward all the saints, 16 I do not cease to give thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers, 17 that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you a spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the knowledge of him, 18 having the eyes of your hearts enlightened, that you may…

Rejoice and Be Glad

April 5, 2020. Rejoice and Be Glad. 24 This is the day that the Lord has made;let us rejoice and be glad in it. (ESV)

What God Sees in Us

March 29, 2020. What God Sees in Us. 16:1 The Lord said to Samuel, “How long will you grieve over Saul, since I have rejected him from being king over Israel? Fill your horn with oil, and go. I will send you to Jesse the Bethlehemite, for I have provided for myself a king among his sons.” 2 And Samuel said, “How can I go? If Saul hears it, he will kill me.” And the Lord said, “Take a heifer with you…

The Answer to Life

March 15, 2020 The Answer to Life Following the sermon, continue worship with this musical meditation from Kerby Baier, Assistant Director of Music Ministries. Good morning, Genesis! In lieu of corporate musical worship this morning, I offer a musical meditation for you. Here is a link to a recording of a beautiful choral motet, “Crucem tuam adoramus, Domine” composed by Pawel Lukaszewski. The Latin text for this anthem originates from the Catholic liturgy traditionally observed on Good Friday, and is appropriate…

Worship with Mary McDonald

March 8, 2020 We were blessed to worship God with Mary McDonald through her music and testimony. Mary is a life-long resident of Knoxville, TN. Her extra-ordinary natural gift of music and exuberant personality have carried her into hearts of people in congregations all over the country.

Freedom from the Past

Sunday March 1, 2020. Freedom from the Past. 12 Therefore, just as sin came into the world through one man, and death through sin, and so death spread to all men because all sinned— 13 for sin indeed was in the world before the law was given, but sin is not counted where there is no law. 14 Yet death reigned from Adam to Moses, even over those whose sinning was not like the transgression of Adam, who was a type of the…

How to Mend A Broken Heart

February 2, 2020. How to Mend a Broken Heart. 6:1 Hear what the Lord says:Arise, plead your case before the mountains,and let the hills hear your voice. 2 Hear, you mountains, the indictment of the Lord,and you enduring foundations of the earth,for the Lord has an indictment against his people,and he will contend with Israel. 3 “O my people, what have I done to you?How have I wearied you? Answer me! 4 For I brought you up from the land of Egyptand redeemed you…

The Redemption of Scrooge: The Hope of Christmas Future

Sunday December 22, 2019. The Redemption of Scrooge: The Hope of Christmas Future. 18 “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me,because he has anointed meto proclaim good news to the poor.He has sent me to proclaim liberty to the captivesand recovering of sight to the blind,to set at liberty those who are oppressed, 19 to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor.” (ESV)

The Redemption of Scrooge: The Life of Christmas Present

Sunday December 15, 2019. The Redemption of Scrooge: The Life of Christmas Present – Look Upon Me. 2:1 Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the east came to Jerusalem, 2 saying, “Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him.” 3 When Herod the king heard this, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem…

A Christmas Musical Celebration

A Christmas Musical Celebration, Sunday December 8. The Genesis Chancel Choir, Instrumental Ensemble and Friends presented a Christmas Musical Celebration, arranged and directed by our very talented Music Director, Marla Ham. The musical presentation is not available for download.

The Redemption of Scrooge: Bah! Humbug! Making Change

Sunday December 1, 2019. The Redemption of Scrooge: Bah! Humbug! Making Change. 6 For to us a child is born,to us a son is given;and the government shall be upon his shoulder,and his name shall be calledWonderful Counselor, Mighty God,Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. 7 Of the increase of his government and of peacethere will be no end,on the throne of David and over his kingdom,to establish it and to uphold itwith justice and with righteousnessfrom this time forth and forevermore.The zeal…