Contributed on Jul 11, 2005
The story of Cain is the story of a man determined to do life his way rather than God’s way. It didn’t work then. It won’t work now.
I Did It My Way Genesis 4:1-16 Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO Introduction: If our text were a movie, I have the perfect musical soundtrack for it. It is the song Frank Sinatra made famous. In fact, it became his theme song. Sinatra ...read more
Contributed on Aug 8, 2005
God’s test of Abraham illustrates the ultimate choice that everyone must make. Will we allow anything to stand between us and God?
The Ultimate Choice Genesis 22:1-14 Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO Some choices are hard to make. But sometimes hard choices have to be made. The 1989 movie Indian Jones and the Last Crusade has a classic scene near the end. The Last ...read more
Contributed on Aug 16, 2005
An inductive style look at Jacob’s wrestling match with God--a case study in a transformed life.
It’s Hard to Go Back Genesis 32:22-32 Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO Sometimes it’s hard to go home. It was for Jacob. Jacob was headed home for the first time in twenty years. Twenty years is a long time. A lot can change. On the other ...read more