John and Yvonne

The Genesis Story - Isaac

Dr. John Wagner

Are you interested in studying the book of Genesis? We're studying it on Wednesday mornings in our senior adult service (Young At Heart) at Azalea Garden Church. You can listen to the sermons here. I add new ones each week. You can listen online, or you can download the messages to your computer by right clicking on the title of the message, and then clicking 'save link as' or "save target as." Then you can listen to the sermon on your computer or ipod anytime you want without having to be online. You're also welcome to email me questions you may have about what you hear.

Isaac's Wife - Genesis 24:10-67

Abraham's servant was led by the Lord on his journey to get a wife for Isaac. What was his reaction to that guidance? The Apostle Paul was also led by God in his ministry. What was his reaction to God's guidance? What's the result of all this guidance? And finally, does God guide us today?

Isaac's Sons - Jacob and Esau - Genesis 25:1-34

Isaac and Rebekah had twin boys - Jacob and Esau. God said Jacob have I loved, and Esau have I hated. Why would God say something like that? What was the difference between the boys? What has all of that got to do with a birthright? And what does it have to do with us today?

Isaac and Abimilech - Genesis 26:1-35

Another famine occurs and Isaac goes to Gerar. The lessons in this chapter point out just how much influence we have on the next generation through our example - for both good and bad. So, what kind of influence are you on your children, your grandchildren, your neices and nephews and cousins? Not so much by your words but through your attitude and actions?

Isaac's Deception - Genesis 27:1-28:9

Isaac attempts to bless Esau...secretly. Rebekah and Jacob deceive Isaac to get the family blessing. Esau begs for the blessing that has already been given away. Isaac is furious. Esau decides to kill Jacob. Jacob goes into exile for twenty years. Sounds like a soap opera doesn't it? But it's not. It's actually a biblical reality show. It's the story in Genesis 27. Listen and check it out.