Contributed on Jun 19, 2006
Second in a series on the life of Joseph; emphasis here is that God uses circumstances to build and test our character. The character trait of Faithfulness is observable in Joseph’s experience here.
Trinity Baptist Church June 18, 2006 Character on Display: This is a test... Genesis 39:1-23 This US media reported to us this week that our government doled out as much as 1.4 billion dollars in bogus assistance to “victims” of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. FEMA was hoodwinked ...read more
Contributed on Jun 26, 2006
Third in a series from Joseph’s life, dealing with the wrong and right responses when God puts us "on hold".
Trinity Baptist Church June 25, 2006 Series: Character on display Title: In God’s waiting room Genesis 39:19 - 40:23 I think I’m a pretty patient guy -- that is, until I have to wait for something! For instance, when I have a doctor’s appointment at 10:00 and it’s 11:00 before I actually ...read more
Contributed on Jul 10, 2006
The fourth message in a series on the life of Joseph. This deals with Joseph’s continued faithfulness and good response, recognizing that God was behind his sudden and high elevation.
Trinity Baptist Church July 9, 2006 Character on Display From the Pit to the Palace Genesis 41 If you’re a Christian, we know two things about what God has planned to happen in your life. Before you depart the planet, He has two key objectives for you: One is your maturity. God is ...read more
Contributed on Jul 17, 2006
This is the fifth in a series on the life of Joseph. His "test" here is how he will treat those who have treated him so horribly, now that he has power, position and privilege.
Trinity Baptist Church July 16, 2006 Series: Character on Display When Integrity Encounters the Guilty Genesis 42 Most people love “rags to riches” stories -- especially if the people who suddenly come into wealth are the “good people“ in the story. One of my favorite “rags to ...read more
Contributed on Jul 24, 2006
The sixth message in a series from the life of Joseph
Trinity Baptist Church July 23, 2006 Series: Character on Display Character on Trial Genesis 43:1-45:15 In the last century, Elbert Hubbard wrote, “the final test of greatness lies in being able to endure contemptuous treatment without resentment.” We’ll watch today as Joseph passes ...read more
Contributed on Jul 31, 2006
The seventh and final message in a series on the life of Joseph; here the emphasis is on Joseph’s practice of biblical forgiveness.
Trinity Baptist Church July 30, 2006 Character on Display The Freedom of Forgiveness Genesis 50:15-21 Packed away, near a town in the state of Washington, are millions of gallons of radioactive atomic wastes, stored in huge numbers of underground tanks. The tanks have a life expectancy ...read more