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  • Practicing Forgiveness Series

    Contributed by Edward Hardee on Nov 9, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,583 views

    One element that needs to be praticed in a family is forgivenss. This sermon looks at Joseph and his bothers and forgiveness

    Title: Practicing Forgiveness Theme: To show the importance of forgiveness in a healthy family. Text: Genesis 45:1-8 Genesis 50:20 But as for you, ye thought evil against me; but God meant it unto good, to bring to pass, as it is this day, to save much people alive. 21 Now therefore fear ye ...read more

  • Memory Of Past Sins

    Contributed by Greg Johnson on Apr 11, 2007
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,702 views

    We have all made bad choices that have led to sin. Sin that is confessed, repented and forgiven needs to be forgotten. Otherwise, you will be distracted from your mission. God wants to free you from guilt so that you can accomplish your mission and ful

    Memory of Past Sins By Greg Johnson April 11, 2007 The devil is full of strategies that will keep followers of Christ from continuing the ministry of Jesus in the fullness of the Holy Spirit. One such strategy is the memory of past sins. We have all made bad choices that have led to sin. ...read more

  • Feasting At The Table Of Grace Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Twitchell on Dec 7, 2006
    based on 25 ratings
     | 7,598 views

    Joseph demonstrated great grace when he invited his brothers to eat with him--the same grace Jesus offered the Canaanite woman, and the same grace He offers you.

    Texts: Genesis 45:1-15 Date: Sunday, August 18, 2002 Author: Rev. Jonathan K. Twitchell When we began our study of Genesis back at the end of May, we learned who the Main Character was. In Genesis chapter 1, we watched as the Author of the play also made Himself known as the ...read more

  • Thankful Hearts: Family Series

    Contributed by James Stewart on Nov 17, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,132 views

    Joseph loved his family and was thankful for them even when they didn’t love him. We should be thankful for our families and productive by influencing our families with forgiveness and faith.

    I. Family is Complex. They were terrified at his presence. vs. 3 II. Family Requires Love. Come close to me. vs. 4 III. Family is Important. God sent me ahead of you to preserve for you a remnant on earth and to save your lives by a great deliverance. vs. 7 IV. Thank God for Your ...read more

  • An Uncertain Future But A Certain God!

    Contributed by Johann Neethling on Nov 7, 2006
    based on 11 ratings
     | 4,645 views

    Life is seldom fair, but God is always good. We face an uncertain future, but we do so with a certain, trustworthy, and mighty God.

    AN UNCERTAIN FUTURE, BUT A CERTAIN GOD! Genesis 45:4-15 November 5, 2006 1. On Sunday, June 25 I preached a message entitled “The Wisdom of Godly Arithmetic” in which I stated that God has given each one of us exactly 86,400 seconds a day in which to make decisions and choices that either ...read more

  • What Do You See?

    Contributed by Mark Perryman on May 11, 2006
    based on 31 ratings
     | 7,689 views

    Proper perspective is a very important thing to have. Sometimes if we’re not careful we can lose focus of what’s truly important.

    INTRO: What do you see? -Cone or a hole -Old man/young man -Frog/horse -Old woman/young woman -Faces/vase -Pelican/rabbit The following is a letter that was sent home by a daughter who was away at college: Dear Mom and Dad: I’m sorry to be so long in writing again, but all my writing paper ...read more

  • Forgiveness

    Contributed by Douglas Vincent on Mar 17, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 4,265 views

    We will be talking about Seeking Forgiveness, Finding the way to Forgive, and offering Forgiveness.

    Today we are talking about Forgiveness and even as a young pastor I have come to realize that most people are uncomforted with Topic. We don’t like to think that we need forgiveness. We can’t bare the thought of letting those hurtful unchanged people off the hook. When we talk about ...read more

  • From Pit To Promise

    Contributed by Gaither Bailey on Aug 11, 2005
    based on 15 ratings
     | 1,820 views

    What keeps us in the pit of anger and frustration is often our inability to forgive others and ourselves. This sermon takes a look at Joseph as a role model for forgiveness.

    From Pit to Promise – Genesis 45: 1 - 15 Intro: Simon Wiesanthal – 89 family members perished in holocaust – Book, Sunflower: On the Possibilities and Limits of Forgiveness – dying Nazi soldier asks for forgiveness – For 2 hrs Weisanthal sat there in silence – Finally he left room in silence – In ...read more

  • The Forgivness Of Joseph Series

    Contributed by Dan Bauder on Aug 6, 2005
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,351 views

    We can see in the life of Joseph one of the best examples of forgivness.

    INTRODUCTION We are continuing our series on OT Patriarchs by looking at Joseph. Joseph gives one of the best examples of forgivness found in the Old Testament. Today over 50% of marriages end in divorce. One of the main reasons is the refusal to forgive and recieve forgivness. David Seaman ...read more

  • "Joseph's Journey Of Redemption"

    Contributed by Ryan Sato on Jun 28, 2005
    based on 40 ratings
     | 8,702 views

    Today’s sermon marks our final segment of the journey with Joseph. In Chapter 45, the redemption theme “comes together” and Joseph embraces the reality of what it looked like for redemption to happen in his own life and the lives of his family members.

    Opener: When I was in Nova Scotia this past week, I was talking with one of the Youth Directors and he is in the midst of teaching an Adult Sunday School where he is doing an overview of the Bible in a Year….they read a big chunk of the text (ie: this week they’re reading Psalm 1 – 30) and then ...read more

  • Recovering From Resentment

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Apr 4, 2005
    based on 21 ratings
     | 5,048 views

    Forgiving those who hurt us and moving on from that hurt is one of the most difficult and challenging tasks Christians are called to do.

  • Finishing Well Series

    Contributed by Dan Cale on Sep 7, 2004
    based on 27 ratings
     | 2,346 views

    This is the fifth and final message in a series looking at the life of Joseph and how dreams come true. This message deals with the finishing touches on a life that is lived in God’s perfect plan.

  • Reconciliation

    Contributed by Wesley Bishop on Mar 16, 2004
    based on 58 ratings
     | 5,206 views

    This sermon is about reconciliation.

    He was the subject of a 1975 Bob Dylan song. There was a movie of his life released in 1999. This high school drop out wrote an autobiography that was read by hundreds of thousands. Gunshots pierced the night in Paterson, New Jersey on June 17, 1966. Two men and one woman lay dead. Later two ...read more

  • "Overcoming Bitterness With Praise"

    Contributed by Jerry Depoy on Jan 26, 2004
    based on 53 ratings
     | 5,463 views

    An Acrostic message. Hopefully, this will help you to remember the key points. We will be spelling the word, "Praise." The means by which God has given to us to defeat the evil in this world is with our "praise."

    Read Genesis 45:1-15 Joseph had a "right" to be angry. His ten brothers had thrown him into a horrible pit and sold him into slavery. Can you imagine how Joseph must have felt when he heard his brothers denouncing him as a "dreamer," and wanting him dead. For nearly twenty years Joseph ...read more

  • Scandal, Deceit, And Betrayal

    Contributed by Leo Launio on Oct 15, 2003
    based on 43 ratings
     | 2,045 views

    The story of Joseph is an example that in spite of bad experiences from those that we love, we can forgive.

    January 4, 2003 A. Favorite children stories from the Bible: 1) David and Goliath 2) Jonah and the big fish 3) Moses and the floating basket 4) Samson and Delilah 5) Noah and the Ark 6) Joseph and his brothers a) Best part of the story 1. His father gave him a multi-colored ...read more