Series 1: The Genesis Principles

An exploration of God's leadership principles, as seen in Genesis 1

Before we share the stories of men, let’s discuss the story of when there was only God, His account of how it all began, and what it teaches us. It’s the story of dreaming and achieving. Desiring, working, getting.

But God applauds this position. Hebrews 11:6 says, ‘ But without faith, it is impossible to please God…’. Hebrews 11 is described as the ‘hall of faith’. A chapter specially dedicated to God’s affirmation of beautiful people who exercised faith, took phenomenal risks and broke glass ceilings, and pleased God.
No doubt. He must have come off an international flight. The stoniness of face spread through his rigidly held body and told his story without any more words. Your guess is as good as mine. He was forced out of wherever he was trying to eke a living without ‘papers’.
Ever seen anyone get chicken ready to be cooked? When I was growing up, it was one of my kitchen duties to do this. After the chicken is killed, you pluck off its big feathers. Soon, you will find a set of smaller ones you need to scrub off.
The human obsession with ‘achievement’ and ‘success’ has everything to do with the fact that achievement of dreams is a God THING. And God points to the road map for achieving dreams in the opening story of His Bible. He tells His own story about how He did it.