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Click here for PDF SERMON NOTES Adopted: From Orphan-Slave to Child of God Galatians 4:4-7 Taylor Mendoza, Pastor of Students & Young Adults Overview: Adoption is a biblical word. It is a God word. In God’s family, there are no biological children, only adopted ones. These truths are reflected in the words of the late J. I.… Continue Reading

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Click here for PDF Sermon Notes Enoch Walked with God Genesis 5 Dr. Tony Chute, Lead Pastor Overview: The book of the generations of Adam provides a select list of descendants from the beginning of history to the time of the flood. It is a genealogy that is historical in nature, theological in substance, individual in focus,… Continue Reading

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Click here for PDF SERMON NOTES Sin is Crouching, but You Must Rule Over It Genesis 4:7 Dr. Tony Chute, Lead Pastor Overview: When Cain’s offering fell short of God’s requirements, the Lord admonished him to recognize the danger that was lurking and called on him to address the situation accordingly. The fact that sin was crouching… Continue Reading

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Click here for PDF SERMON NOTES Sin is Crouching at the Door Genesis 4 Dr. Tony Chute, Lead Pastor Overview: The hardships of life outside of the garden begin to unfold as Adam and Eve have children whose lives take remarkably different paths. Cain and Abel are productive in subduing the earth and exercising dominion over the… Continue Reading

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Click here for PDF SERMON NOTES East of Eden Genesis 3:8-24 Dr. Tony Chute, Lead Pastor Overview: Adam and Eve’s attempt to cover their sins and hide from the Lord proves to be futile as they are called to account for their actions. It is immediately clear that neither will admit their fault; instead, they shift the… Continue Reading

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Click here for PDF SERMON NOTES The Eyes of Both Were Opened Genesis 3:1-8 Dr. Tony Chute, Lead Pastor Overview: The harmony of God’s good creation and tranquility in the garden of Eden is disrupted by the sin of Adam and Eve. The description of the serpent’s craftiness is the first indication that such a disruption is… Continue Reading

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Click here for PDF SERMON NOTES Bone of My Bones Genesis 2:18-25 Overview: The creation story concludes with the formation of Eve as a precursor to the institution of marriage and a requisite to the command to be fruitful and multiply. Although Adam lived under the favor of God in a pristine environment with the ability to… Continue Reading

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Click here for PDF Sermon Notes The Tree of Life Genesis 2:4-17 Dr. Tony Chute, Lead Pastor Overview: The creation account moves from a general overview of the heavens and the earth to focus on Adam and his place in the world. He is made from the dust of the ground and becomes a living creature by… Continue Reading

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Click here for PDF SERMON NOTES In the Beginning, God Rested Genesis 2:1-3 Dr. Tony Chute, Lead Pastor Overview: The creation of the heavens and the earth was completed on the sixth day, but Genesis includes a seventh day when God rested from His work. The fact that God did not exhaust any energy in creating the… Continue Reading

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Click here for PDF SERMON NOTES In the Beginning, God Created Man Genesis 1:16-31 Dr. Tony Chute, Lead Pastor Overview: The creation account in Genesis alternates between God’s transcendence and immanence; the purpose of which is to highlight God’s majesty over and intimacy with His creation. The creation of Adam and Eve on the sixth day marks… Continue Reading