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Alpha/Omega

September 2020

Where did we come from? Why are we here? So many of the answers to life's questions can be found in the book of Genesis. Join us as we walk through the first 11 chapters of Genesis.

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In This Series

An Introduction

Week 1 • 9/13/2020 • Jeff Schwarzentraub

CREATION HISTORY THE BIBLE THE FALL

The first message in our Alpha and Omega series helps us understand how God established the world and how He plans to restore the world in the future. Because these topics have been deemed controversial, many Christians have not taken the time to explo...

Our Creator God

Week 2 • 9/20/2020 • Jeff Schwarzentraub

CREATION GENDER HISTORY THE FALL

In this message we will study the opening narrative in our Bible. Pastor Jeff will attempt to ask and answer three specific questions: First, Who created the universe? Second, How was the universe created? Third, Do you believe this? In an attempt to a...

Day 6

Week 3 • 9/27/2020 • Jeff Schwarzentraub

CREATION GENDER MARRIAGE

Genesis 2:4-25 shows more from God’s perspective of His creation on Day 6. God not only made the earth a unique planet to be inhabited but created human beings as the crown of all of His creation. Although the earth was wonderfully made, it was not com...

The Fall of Mankind

Week 4 • 10/4/2020 • Jeff Schwarzentraub

OBEDIENCE SALVATION THE FALL

Genesis chapter 3 highlights the fall of mankind by showing how Adam and Even listened to the voice of satan rather than being obedient to LORD God. Our LORD God created a perfect world to be inhabited by human beings who would bear His image; however,...

The Problem With Sin

Week 5 • 10/11/2020 • Jeff Schwarzentraub

SALVATION THE FALL

There are three problems with sin that demonstrate our need for a Savior. In Genesis 3 we learned that although God created a perfect world and a made human beings the crown of His creation (image-bearers) both Adam and Eve sinned. This sin changed our...

Evaluate Your Worship

Week 6 • 10/18/2020 • Jeff Schwarzentraub

CHRISTIAN GROWTH HYPOCRISY IDOLATRY SPIRITUAL DISCIPLINES WORSHIP

For many of us even when we know the answers to the questions we are being asked we are uncomfortable with people prying into our lives. This week’s four question quiz was an opportunity for all of us to allow the LORD to help evaluate our worship of H...

Your Family History

Week 7 • 10/25/2020 • Jeff Schwarzentraub

PURPOSE

In this message we compare and contrast the genealogical lines of Cain and Seth. It’s not uncommon for people to skip or skim this text but God writes His Word to us because He has a message for us to understand. This week as we studied the text we saw...

God's Dealing with Disobedience

Week 8 • 11/1/2020 • Jeff Schwarzentraub

DISCIPLINE FORGIVENESS OBEDIENCE THE FALL

Sometimes we have difficulty understanding the full character of God because we have only heard of an aspect of His nature rather than the entire story. Some Christians falsely believe that God’s love means that you can do whatever you want and there ...

The Flood

Week 9 • 11/22/2020 • Jeff Schwarzentraub

FAITH HISTORY THE FALL

Genesis 7 and 8 tell of God’s complete destruction of the world through a global flood. Prior to Noah there was never a global flood and after Noah God promised there would never be another global flood again. God is true to His Word and while there ha...

After the Flood

Week 10 • 11/29/2020 • Jeff Schwarzentraub

COMMUNITY GRACE THE FALL

After 377 days on the ark, Noah and the other seven survivors were now responsible for moving forward. Therefore, God provided instruction for how they were to live and what they were to prioritize. In Genesis 9 we see the character of God, the sinfuln...

The Creation of Nations

Week 11 • 12/6/2020 • Jeff Schwarzentraub

CULTURE GENDER GRACE

God’s desire for His image-bearers was to multiply on the earth so that His glory could be seen in all of His world. Unfortunately, sin in the heart of man created a desire for them to stay in one place to build a city, worship who and what they wanted...

The Salvation of Nations

Week 12 • 12/13/2020 • Jeff Schwarzentraub

CHRISTIAN GROWTH FAITH HISTORY THE BIBLE

Even though we often do not understand all that God is doing we certainly know that He had a plan from the very beginning. In Genesis we see that God had a plan from Noah’s son, Shem, to bring about Abram who would become the Father of the nation of Is...

Creation to Cradle

Week 13 • 12/20/2020 • Jeff Schwarzentraub

CREATION DISCIPLESHIP FAITH GOD MARRIAGE THE BIBLE

From the creation of the world to the cradle which held our LORD, God has had a purpose and a plan. The more we know and understand about the Word of God the more we understand about our LORD and Savior Jesus Christ. In discussing the birth of Christ, ...