Sermon Notes + 8.14.2022

Download PDF 8.14.2022 SERMON NOTES Set Your Minds on Things Above Colossians 3:1-17 Dr. Tony Chute, Lead Pastor Overview: The Apostle Paul informs the Colossians that their identity in Christ should prompt them to seek things above, thus transforming the way they live in the world. Their new identity—having died with Christ, having been raised… Continue Reading

Sermon Notes + 8.7.2022

Download PDF 8.7.2022 SERMON NOTES Worthy Is the Lord Revelation 5 Dr. Tony Chute, Lead Pastor Overview: The imprisonment of the Apostle John and the struggle of the early church caused many to wonder if Christianity would survive beyond the first century. John was thus given a vision that enabled him to experience history from… Continue Reading

Sermon Notes + 7.31.2022

Download PDF 7.31.2022 God Meant It for Good Genesis 50 Dr. Tony Chute, Lead Pastor Overview: The closing chapter of Genesis demonstrates how Jacob and Joseph continued trusting God in their final days even as they were destined to die in a foreign land. Jacob’s passing was exceedingly grievous for Joseph, who spent most of… Continue Reading

Sermon Notes + 7.24.2022

Download PDF 7.24.2022 The Scepter Shall Not Depart From Judah Genesis 48-49 Dr. Tony Chute, Lead Pastor Overview: The final days of Jacob’s life are an act of worship where he pronounces blessings on his sons and predicts the future for their posterity. He first encounters the sons of Joseph, whom he receives and blesses… Continue Reading

Sermon Notes + 7.17.2022

Download PDF 7.17.2022 Do Not Be Afraid Genesis 46-47 Dr. Tony Chute, Lead Pastor Overview: The story of Joseph is part of a larger narrative about God’s faithfulness to the patriarch Jacob, also known as Israel. Near the end of his life and in the midst of a devastating famine, Jacob is instructed to go… Continue Reading

Sermon Notes + 7.10.2022

Download PDF 7.10.2022 Trusting in God’s Providential Care Genesis 42-45 Dr. Tamene Menna, Executive Pastor Overview: One of the most common themes throughout the book of Genesis is sibling conflict and God’s providential act of preserving a covenant line to fulfill His redemptive plan of salvation. In the narrative of Genesis 42-45, we see how… Continue Reading

Sermon Notes + 7.3.2022

Download PDF 7.3.2022 Joseph Entered the Service of Pharaoh Genesis 41:37-42:9a Dr. Tony Chute, Lead Pastor Overview: Joseph’s ability to interpret Pharaoh’s dreams results in his appointment as second in command over Egypt, a far cry from his life as a prisoner and even farther from his identity as the son of a Hebrew shepherd.… Continue Reading

Sermon Notes + 6.26.2022

Download PDF 6.26.2022 SERMON NOTES Interpretations Belong to God Genesis 40–41 Dr. Tony Chute, Lead Pastor Overview: Joseph’s imprisonment marks the second time in his life when he seems to have been abandoned by God, but in reality, the Lord is working through his life to bring hope and help to others. A conversation with… Continue Reading

Sermon Notes + 6.19.2022

Download PDF 6.19.2022 SERMON NOTES God Was With Joseph Genesis 39 Dr. Tony Chute, Lead Pastor Overview: Joseph arrives in Egypt as a slave, rises to a position of prominence, and winds up in prison; yet the Lord is with him in every circumstance. Showing no signs of bitterness in light of his problems, Joseph… Continue Reading