Category Archives: Origins

The Flood | Genesis 6

Early last spring, Matthew and Star King went on a vacation with their family. The King’s live in Calgary. They own their own home. And they frequently rent it out on Airbnb in order to fund their own vacation plans. … Continue reading

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East of Eden | Genesis 4

This is an old story. As old as humanity itself. The Story features siblings, brothers, jockeying for position within the family. Both offer sacrifices and seek favour from God. One gets it. The other doesn’t. And the one who doesn’t … Continue reading

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The Sentence |Genesis 3:8-24

Who doesn’t love a good courtroom drama?  Okay, maybe you don’t, but I do.  I grew up watching the early, original seasons of Law and Order.  Each episode’s format was perfectly predictable.  Although the details of the story were always … Continue reading

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The Dark Arts | Genesis 3:1-13

I’ve been reading a lot of Harry Potter lately. I started last spring and I’m now just finishing book 6. The series, written by J.K. Rowling, follows the life, development, and adventures of a young wizard named Harry Potter. Harry … Continue reading

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Life in God’s World | Genesis 2

Before scripture is read this morning… I want to talk about two things. First, Genesis 2 is different than Genesis 1. A few weeks ago, I argued that Genesis 1 was something like a work of exalted prose. Its is … Continue reading

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God Rests | Genesis 2:1-3

Have you ever thought about what you want to be said about you at your funeral?   Have you ever envisioned what WILL BE said about you at your funeral? I’ll venture a guess that many if not most of us … Continue reading

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Genesis 1 | In the Image of God He made Them

Super Predators On Tuesday nights, I play hockey. This past week, I sat in the dressing room beside a man I’ve grown to appreciate. Conversation flows easily between us. We talked for a while about a lecture this man had … Continue reading

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