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Jeff Johnson

All Things for Good Part 1a

August 4, 2023

Pastor Jeff is leading us on an inspiring and challenging study through the book of Genesis, and today we’re going to look at the vision given to Joseph in chapter thirty-seven.  One might think his family would be thrilled upon hearing what God was communicating to Joseph.  But there was a far different reaction as we’re about to see.  Through it all we see what envy will do to us.

References: Genesis 37

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We’ll join pastor Jeff Johnson in Genesis chapter 36 today, as we again take a look at the folly of the flesh.  Pastor Jeff makes some observations about the flesh like how it grows, it’s stubborn, persistent and powerful!  But we won’t stop there.  You’ll soon see what we are to do about it and how to gain victory over it.  
August 3, 2023
Today we enter into Genesis chapter 36.  In this Christian life we’re constantly battling the world, the flesh, and the devil.  But it’s the flesh we want to pay close attention to in our time together today.  Pastor Jeff will draw attention to Esau, who is a type of the flesh.  Through this helpful study you’ll learn what it takes to be victorious in the battle. 
August 2, 2023
Today on Sound Doctrine we get back into Genesis.  We left off in chapter 35, where God told Jacob to go back to Bethel, the place where he met him for the first time.  Jacob made the choice to return to his first love.   But now he’s going to deal with tremendous loss.   Few things in life are as heart-wrenching as the death of your spouse or parent!  Jacob would deal with both in this chapter of his life.  
August 1, 2023
Do you believe God keeps His promises? I think every Christian would answer yes to that question, but do we really live like we believe it? Today we’ll see a shining example of God keeping His promises - even when it involves a man who really blew it. We’ll look at Genesis chapter thirty-five today, as we see more proof of a loving and faithful God.  You’ll also be encouraged to return to your first love when you’ve been drifting.  
July 31, 2023
You’ve heard the term “Hell on earth?”  That’s a pretty accurate way of describing what we’ll look at today on Sound Doctrine.  One day God will say enough is enough, it’s time for judgement to begin for those who have rejected the Messiah.  We hope today’s study helps you obtain an eternal vision, and if necessary receive Christ.  
July 29, 2023
Parents shirking their responsibilities and compromising in their walk… it’s not hard to see what that leads to.  Very often children who do the very same.  Today on Sound Doctrine we’ll take another look at Jacob’s family. It was a mess, and Jacob isn’t leading as he should, raising the kids in deceit.  And the results of this compromise was nothing short of tragic.  
July 28, 2023
Rape, murder, deception...  while that may sound to us like the headliner for a local newscast, would you believe it’s also a description of the 34th chapter of Genesis? We’ll take a look at it today on Sound Doctrine.  And through it all you’ll see the terrible results of compromise.  It’ll serve as a needed warning to us parents. 
July 27, 2023
We’re in Genesis chapter 34 today, where a tragedy occurs.  Jacob’s young daughter Dina is raped.  As awful as that was, Pastor Jeff has observed how compromise by Dina and her parents was a contributing factor!   When parents aren’t taking an active role in their kid’s lives, helping them understand the dangers of the world, awful things can happen.  
July 26, 2023
The Christian life is full of ups and downs.  Times where we’re living a God-honoring life, and other times where we’ve drifted and go back to the flesh.  We see that played out in the life of Jacob today on Sound Doctrine. He’s backsliding.  And you’re about to see what turning away from the Lord looks like, and it’s not pretty.  
July 25, 2023
Today we continue our study in Genesis. When we left Jacob’s story, he was in a good place, now governed by God after a wrestling match.  But like so many of us, he’s about to drift.  Panic sets in and he gets his eyes off the Lord.  Let’s see what we can learn from it all, as we turn together to Genesis chapter 33.
July 24, 2023
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A weekday radio program featuring the verse by verse Bible teaching of Pastor Jeff Johnson broadcasted throughout the United States and abroad.

About Jeff Johnson

Jeff Johnson is the senior pastor of Calvary Chapel of Downey, California since 1973. The emphasis within his ministry is a verse-by-verse study of the Word of God, giving its full counsel. His influence has experienced a steady and substantial growth over the years with people of all ages. Calvary Chapel of Downey has grown to average weekly attendance of more than 9,000. Teaching seminars, Bible classes, home studies, various training programs, mission outreaches, as well as a Christian Elementary & Jr./Sr. High School, and Bible college meet the needs of this large body. Calvary Chapel's impact is growing from Southern California to virtually around the world. His wife Karyn supports Jeff in his ministry.

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