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Posts Tagged 'Genesis'

Sermon: Genesis 2:18-25

Read Emily’s latest sermon, “Naked but not Ashamed,” at her blog, Sit and Eat.

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Sermon: Genesis 2:4-17

Read Emily’s sermon, “Earth’s Dirt God’s Breath” preached on Sunday, August 29, 2010, at her blog, Sit and Eat.

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God makes the ‘Adam

The familiar story of Adam and Eve (Genesis 2:4-3:24) is a separate narrative written in a voice different from the story we hear in chapter 1.  The style of storytelling becomes folksy and colorful, God walking through the garden as if in human form.  This is a second creation story, distinct from the account of [...]

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Sermon: Genesis 1:1-25

Read Emily’s sermon, “Fear and the Act of Making,” preached on Sunday, August 15, on her blog, Sit and Eat.

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The First Creation Story

Genesis 1:1-2:4 The first chapter of Genesis famously tells us the story of how God created the world in seven days. God is a distant and remote creator, speaking the world into existence out of a formless void. The narrative is concerned with ritual, formula, and order. The elements that will make up creation are [...]

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Reading the Book of Genesis

During August at St. Lydia’s, we’re reading the creation accounts found in Genesis chapters 1-3.  Here’s some contextual information that will help you in your reading. The bible is, in many ways, like a quilt.  Spread on a bed, it’s beautiful, functional, and cohesive.  But when you step closer and begin to investigate more, you’ll [...]

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