Sermons on Genesis

World Missions

World Missions Sunday 2021February 7, 2021Rev. Doug FloydGenesis 12:1-3, Psalm 86:8-13, Revelation 7:9-17, Matthew 28:16-20 In his book, Christian Leaders of the Last Century, JC Ryle tells the story of eleven ministers such as John Wesley and George Whitfield whom God used to bring a great awakening to England in the mid to late 18th…

Trinity Sunday

Trinity Sunday 2020Rev. Doug FloydGenesis 1:1–2:3, Psalm 150, Romans 1:18-25, Matthew 28:16-20 This morning, we are celebrating Trinity Sunday. We just a wonderful reading of the creation story. The lectionary has brought two of these stories together, the Trinity and the Creation. First, we’ll just think briefly of the Gospel reading that Isaac just read…

Lent 1 – The Generosity of God

Lent 1 2020 – Generosity of GodRev. Doug FloydGenesis 2:4–3:7, Psalm 51, Romans 5:12–21, Matthew 4:1-11 On Monday nights, we’ve been discussing Rowan Williams’ book Being Human. There is one quote from that book that has lingered in my mind over the last several months. In fact, I may have already mentioned it here before. Williams writes, “What is the ‘human face’…

Formed in the Struggle

Pentecost +19 2019Rev. Doug FloydGenesis 32:3–8, 22–30, Psalm 121, 2 Timothy 3:14–4:5, Luke 18:1–8 And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ. (Philippians 1:6) When I was in college, I was concerned about what would happen to…