Examining Origins of God's Divine Plan for Life
A Friend of God
August 20, 2023 • Pastor Mark Bofill • Genesis 18
This chapter reveals something special about the relationship between God and Abraham. Abraham became more that just close to God! In fact, (Isaiah 41:8), tells us that God refers to Abraham as, "My FRIEND!" - Pastor Mark draws our four points where: I. God Appears (1-8) | II. God Announces (9-15) | III. God Alerts (16-21) | God Allows (21-33).
Family Planning Pt. 1
August 6, 2023 • Pastor Mark Bofill • Genesis 16:1—17:8
Abram is now 85 years old which means that it may have been approximately 3-8 years since God last spoke with him about the" Hebrew Family Plan." – These next two chapter’s expose 3 different approaches to Family Planning: I. The Fleshly Plan (16:1-6), the danger of "Birthing and Ishmael". II. The Escape Plan (16:7-16), the danger of "Running from God," and III. The Master Plan (17:1-8), the need to walk before God blamelessly.
How To Increase Your Faith
July 23, 2023 • Pastor Mark Bofill • Genesis 14
So far Abram has fearlessly Stepped out and then fearfully Stepped back. Now we see how he fearlessly Steps up! – In this chapter Abram, the man of faith, exercises and increases his faith in God by making the right decisions in Warfare, in Worship and in Withstanding.
The Cycle of Faith
July 16, 2023 • Pastor Mark Bofill • Genesis 12:9—13:18
As we grow in faith, there will most certainly come a time when things “Go South,” in Abram’s case, literally and ironically! In his study we will learn of the four stages of Abram's Cycle of Faith: I. Retracting Faith (12:9-20) | II. Retracing Faith (13:1-4) | III. Reacting Faith 13: 5-13) | IV. Rewarding Faith (13:14-18).
The Nations Rise
July 2, 2023 • Pastor Mark Bofill • Genesis 10:1–11, Genesis 11:1–9
Who would have thought that we could learn something from Genealogies? In this sermon, Pastor Mark expounds on the sons of Noah and their descendants, as the Nations Rise! - You may wants to review the notes on this one.
A Brand New Start
June 25, 2023 • Pastor Mark Bofill • Genesis 9
In this sermon Pastor Mark uses the circumstances of Noah to expound on the need for A Brand-New Start. The sections revealed in Genesis 9 deal with: I. Prescriptions (1-7) | II. Promise (8-17) | III. Populating (18-19) | IV. Problems (20-23) | V. Prophecy (24-27) | VI. Passing (28-29).
The Great Flood
June 4, 2023 • Pastor Mark Bofill • Genesis 7:10—8:22
Throughout human history, there have been many terrible disasters. But the greatest disaster to ever hit this planet was The Great Flood! In this study, Pastor Mark divides this teaching into two sections: I. The Waters Rise (7:10-24) | II. The Waters Recede (8:1-22).