Monthly Archives: October 2017


The Holy Land, Gen 47:28-31

Download audio Genesis 47:28-31 Download sermon Text Comment v.28     That is, Jacob lived in Egypt with Joseph the same number of years that Joseph had lived with his father in Canaan before he was sold into slavery by his brothers (cf. 37:2). v.29     You remember the similar form of oath taken by Abraham’s servant in […]


Blessing the World, Gen 47:1-28

Download audio Genesis 47:1-28 Download sermon Text Comment v.4       As Joseph had foreseen, Pharaoh asked the brothers about their occupation and they replied as Joseph had coached them to reply (46:31-34). That they came “to sojourn” in Egypt indicates that they did not intend to remain there permanently. v.6       The audience went very well. The […]


The Life of Joy, 1 Peter 1:3-9

Download audio 1 Peter 1:3-9 Download sermon Text Comment If either Paul or Peter had Mrs. Tamminga for their writing teacher, they would have had their fingers rapped for run-on sentences. Actually vv. 3-9 are one sentence in Greek. They are broken up by the translators of the ESV into five separate sentences. But it […]