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Focus Verses: “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.  The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters.” (Genesis 1:1-2 ESV) Introduction Genesis sets the foundations of our faith covering topics like: God Creation Worship Sin Sacrifice Salvation According to Merriam Webster, Genesis is defined as: “The origin of something coming into being.” In Scripture, Genesis comes from the Hebrew “bereshith” meaning beginning or origin.  Genesis is a book of beginnings.  It gives the only true and…

When people get saved and become born again they tend to think that God and going to church will fix all of their problems. This is not the case because they are spirit, soul, and body. Each part requires not only for God to help and change them, but for them to help and make changes themselves. The spirit becomes new and is made spiritually alive at the born-again experience. It desires God and His Word, and it longs to pray, worship, and obey His commands. The spirit longs for supernatural and divine power above human ability and strength. It…

Picture this: A wooden yoke is fastened over your neck, and that harness is attached to a heavy plow behind you. Not exactly an appealing proposition. As humans, we don’t like the idea of being restrained or put under something, because — shhh — that sounds too much like submission. And yet, Jesus told us to take His yoke upon us. “Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest…