Red Faced, Red Door, Red Sea

Saturday, April 5, 2014 – Hebrews 11:23-29 “Moses refused the pleasures of Egypt in order to receive suffering to save the people of God. He wasn’t motivated just to save them from slavery but to save them to eternity with their promised Messiah, Jesus. Through his faith in Jesus, Moses helped save thousands from Egypt. Jesus…

No Country for Old Men

Saturday, March 29, 2014 – Hebrews 11:22; Genesis 50:22-26 “The Israelites carried this casket for more than forty years. There was more faith in the bones of Joseph than in the feet of the Israelites. The Israelites carried the coffin through the Jordan River, all the way to Shechem (Joshua 24:32). Even Joseph entered Canaan…

Leaning on the Promises

Saturday, March 22, 2014 – Hebrews 11:21, Genesis 48:1-22 “The wood of the cross carried by Jesus Himself reminds us of the promises of our promised land of eternal rest found through what only He could accomplish. We depend upon it for salvation. We remember our entry into the family of faith through the blood…

Really Blind Faith

Saturday, March 8, 2014 – Hebrews 11:20 & Genesis 27:1-40 “Isaac placed his faith not in one of his sons, Jacob or Esau, but in his true favorite son, Jesus, as the fulfillment of God’s promise to him. This trust placed Jesus as Lord over the unseen future. This is really blind faith!” – John Pethtel

Faith or Funny?

Saturday, March 1, 2014 – Hebrews 11:11-12; Genesis 18:9-15 “Faith tastes the blessing of God’s goodness now in this age, but not most of it. There is so much yet to come.” – John Pethtel

Laying It All on the Altar

Saturday, February 22, 2014 – Hebrews 11:17-19; Genesis 22:1-18 “Abraham put the weight of wood across his son’s back to the top of a hill in order for him to be sacrificed to keep the promises of God. God had Jesus bear the weight of the wood of a cross He would be hung upon…

The Fool and His Faith

Saturday, February 8, 2014 – Hebrew 11:7, Genesis 6:11-22. “A ship built out of wood seemed foolish but carried people to salvation. A cross made out of wood seemed foolish but carries people to salvation.” – John Pethtel

The Man Who Escaped Death

Saturday, January 25, 2014 – Genesis 5:18-24, Hebrews 11:5-6, Jude 14-15. “Enoch walked with God and is an encouragement for us to do so but Jesus walked as God because we could not do so. Enoch’s faith pleased God and allowed him to not taste death but Jesus faith pleased the wrath of God so…

Abel’s Offering

Sabbath, January 18, 2014 – Hebrews 11:4, Genesis 4:1-16. “By faith Abel offered God a better sacrifice than Cain did. By faith he was commended as a righteous man, when God spoke well of his offerings. And by faith he still speaks, even though he is dead.” – John Pethtel