Past Sunday Messages
The Towel of Babel—Genesis 11: 1-9
January 29, 2024

Pastor Paul discusses the Tower of Babel and explains why God scattered humanity across the earth, making everyone speak different languages. Humans were divided from this point on until the first sermon given by the apostles, when the Holy Spirit granted them the gift of tongues. Now the whole world had one language and a […]

Beginning Anew — Genesis 1: 1-3
January 7, 2024

Pastor Paul jumps back to the beginning of the Bible—Genesis. He discusses what exactly the Bible and the word of God means to us as Christians, and how we define ourselves as such. 1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. 2 Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface […]

Substitutions: Isaac – Genesis 22
February 28, 2021

  Genesis 22:1-18 Some time later God tested Abraham. He said to him, “Abraham!” “Here I am,” he replied. Then God said, “Take your son, your only son, Isaac, whom you love, and go to the region of Moriah. Sacrifice him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains I will tell you […]

Substitutions: Guilt – Genesis 3
February 21, 2021

  Genesis 3:3-13 “…but God did say, ‘You must not eat fruit from the tree that is in the middle of the garden, and you must not touch it, or you will die.’ ” “You will not surely die,” the serpent said to the woman. “For God knows that when you eat of it your […]

May 10, 2020

Hopeland United Methodist Church Sunday Sermons (For reference, this message was delivered during Hopeland United Methodist’s drive-in church service during the coronavirus pandemic. This was done via FM radio at the Horst Auction Center on Durlach Road in Ephrata.) The story of Abraham, Sarah, and the slave Hagar is a story about children and salvation […]

The Seven Deadly Sins: Lust
July 28, 2019

Genesis 39:4-21 Potiphar put him in charge of his household, and he entrusted to his care everything he owned. From the time he put him in charge of his household and of all that he owned, the LORD blessed the household of the Egyptian because of Joseph. The blessing of the LORD was on everything […]