Articles from ‘The Promise’ series: Messed Up Families, Studying the Old Testament & more…

Links to the articles recommended in the Study Booklet for our sermon series from Genesis 12-50, ‘The Promise’

 

God’s Mercy in Messed Up Families, from DesiringGod.org

Have you ever noticed how hard it is to find an example of what we would call a “healthy family” in the Bible? It’s a lot easier to find families with a lot of sin and a lot of pain than to find families with a lot of harmony. …

 

How Accurate is the Old Testament and Should We Take it Literally?, from fervr.net

Speaking of the Old Testament, Paul says ‘All Scripture is God-breathed’. The Bible teaches that the Old Testament, like the New Testament is God’s Word.  Because it is God’s Word we are to take it very seriously. …

 

Why is the Old Testament So Important?, from fervr.net

Have you ever read a ‘whodunnit’ murder mystery novel? Did you read the last chapter first? Why not? I’m guessing it was because it wouldn’t have made sense without the preceding chapters which gave context to the final chapter and made the final chapter understandable. …

 

5 Reasons to Study Old Testament History, from Ligonier Ministries

Shakespeare said that history is “a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.” The Christian view of history is quite a contrast; we believe God ordained it, organizes it, and moves it towards a meaningful, definite, and certain purpose. …

Bill Forgeard has been the Senior Pastor at Lakeshore Church since 2016. You can read his bio and find contact options under the "The Team" section of the About menu.

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