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  • The Ladder

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Jan 15, 2012
    based on 44 ratings
     | 16,979 views

    The experience of Jacob at Bethel, and what it can mean today -- God still extends his staircase down to us at unexpected times.

    The story of Jacob and his brother Esau is a tangled one, filled with deceit, intrigue and animosity. Esau despised his birthright and sold it to Jacob for a pot of stew. Jacob then deceived their father and got him to bless him as the ruler and chief heir of the family. So tensions ran high ...read more

  • Jacob's Three Journeys

    Contributed by Rodelio Mallari on Jan 11, 2012
    based on 15 ratings
     | 6,608 views

    Life is a journey with the Lord. How far have we gone? Where have our striving taken us? Our entire life should be one continuous seeking of God’s will, worship experience, and giving of praise to God for everything.

    Intro: On journeys and pilgrimages (Examples). See I Pet. 2:11; Heb. 11:13; Gen. 4:12. (Cf. believers and unbelievers). Read Gen. 47:9. Jacob lived about 147 years; Isaac 180 years; Abraham 175 years. Jacob had many journeys and struggles in his long and eventful life but none more meaningful than ...read more

  • God Is At Work

    Contributed by Jerry Stepp on May 14, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,836 views

    The Lord God Working Behind the Scens

    GOD IS AT WORK GEN.28:1-28 INTRODUCTION: ~More than not we fail to see the Lord working on our half. I really wonder if we fully understand that the Lord is concerned with our every move, thought, word, and deed. ~I wonder if we know that He is working behind the scenes to see us through our ...read more

  • Close Encounter With God Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Nov 12, 2010
    based on 3 ratings
     | 4,311 views

    Real worship happens only when God in His grace reveals Himself to us. Then we respond with gratitude by recognizing His presence, reverencing Him, remembering what He has done, and reserving ourselves completely for him.

    Three-year-old, Mark, accidentally spilled his fruit punch on the floor one day. He decided to clean up the mess himself and dashed to the back porch to get the mop. Suddenly, realizing it was dark outside, he became apprehensive about reaching out the door for the mop. His mother reminded him ...read more

  • The Gate Of Your Life

    Contributed by Daniel Olukoya on Apr 22, 2010
    based on 51 ratings
     | 39,533 views

    A gate is a very important part of a building or house. A gate is for security and protection. In the Bible, the gate was a focal point of power. Business was conducted at the gate. Military strategy was planned at the gate. Judgment and punishments we

    This week, we are looking at the message entitled, “The gate of your life.” Genesis 28:12 says, “And he dreamed, and behold a ladder set up on the earth, and the top of it reached to heaven: and behold the angels of God ascending and descending on it.” According to the ...read more

  • The Ladder Of Prayer

    Contributed by Wayne Lawson on Mar 8, 2010
    based on 17 ratings
     | 5,961 views

    Prayer is regarded as the Ascent – Rising to God, an upward movement, which step by step, the soul liftsd airborne. I want to concentrate on the separate steps of this Ladder of Prayer – the ascent that carries the heart upward to the throne.

    Dr. Wayne A. Lawson Antioch Institutional Baptist Church Oklahoma City, OK Preached Sunday March 7, 2010 Annual Ushers Day – 3:30 pm (I claim no originality of this message. I first preached it about 14 years ago. I modified much of it for this delivery) TITLE: THE LADDER OF ...read more

  • Three Keys To An Open Heaven Series

    Contributed by Herman Abrahams on Oct 13, 2009
    based on 83 ratings
     | 154,249 views

    When we commit ourselves to seeking the Lord on a regular basis through persevering prayer, diligent obedience and sacrificial giving we will start experiencing an open heaven from God.

    Compiled by: Herman Abrahams (Pastor), Cornerstone Faith Ministries, P.O. Box 740, Westridge 7802, Rep. of South Africa. E-Mail: Mentorship2003@yahoo.co.uk Note to the reader: If you have been blessed with this sermon compilation, I would be honoured to receive an e-mail from ...read more

  • Genesis 38 Series

    Contributed by Tom Owen on Aug 7, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,574 views

    verse-by-verse

    When you were a kid did you ever run away from home? Maybe one of your kids? I read a story about a 5-year old who decided to run away. His neighbor lady saw him go, as she worked in her garden. There he trudged down the sidewalk, past her house, hauling a little suitcase in his red wagon. He ...read more

  • Heaven's Open Door

    Contributed by Carl Greene on Jul 19, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,644 views

    In the middle of nowhere, Jacob encounters God and realizes God’s presence encompasses more that what just his eyes see.

    Last week, we looked at a central figure of the OT, Abram, later named Abraham. We talked about some of the similarities between the unknowns of Abrahams life, such as the lack of any information about his childhood, and that of Jesus and how little is know of his childhood. We discovered that ...read more

  • Passing On The "Christian Baton"! Series

    Contributed by Paul Clemente on Mar 17, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,867 views

    Like Isaac being called by God to be a witness for Him and passing on the "calling" to Jacob, Christians are also called and are to pass the baton of Good News of Christ.

    This picture was during the 2008 Olympic Games in China. What can you say about this picture?? A relay running race is a team event in which you have to pass a baton from one teammate to another in order to finish the race. The US Team dropped the baton and was disqualified from the race. It ...read more

  • Help -- Life Is Scaring Me! Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jan 5, 2009
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,744 views

    The New Year is a reminder that living life can be a fearful experience, because we are all vulnerable to the choices others make and circumstances beyond our control. Our compassionate God wants to reassure us through His Word, yet many of us want this r

    Help -- Life is Scaring Me! (Genesis 28:10-20) 1. The headlines and issues going into 2009 are legion: the economy, the war, your family and personal issues, the moral condition of our nation…pessimists never had it so good! 2. It can be hard to cope with life; yet many of you have the ...read more

  • Reason For Hope On The Road Ahead Series

    Contributed by Joel Smith on Jan 4, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,073 views

    The road ahead is about to get rocky, but, we have reason for hope.

    It’s hard to believe another year has come and gone. It’s 2009 and what makes this new year unique is there’s more reason for pessimism than optimism at what it will bring. Maybe you’ve heard some of the dire predictions about what the near future holds. A couple of weeks ago, economist and ...read more

  • Bethel Foursquare Church

    Contributed by on Oct 22, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,445 views

    After Jacob encountered God at Bethel, his whole life was transformed. God’s desire is that all believers would have a personal, ongoing experience with Jesus that would be a testimony to others of His love and mercy.

    BETHEL FOURSQUARE CHURCH INTRO TO SPEAKER: I have been involved in full time ministry for almost 16 years, married with four children. Currently pasturing BCC, and excited to be a covering to this new church! JUST FOR FUN – LETTERS TO PASTORS: *Dear Pastor, I know God loves everybody but ...read more

  • Jacob's Dream

    Contributed by Anthony Zibolski on Aug 29, 2008
    based on 7 ratings
     | 6,981 views

    Jacob’s dream helps us to realize that at the most difficult time’s of our life, God desires to speak to us with positive results.

  • Greater Things Than These Series

    Contributed by Timothy Dolan on Mar 21, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,013 views

    What application could Jacob’s struggles have for us today. A look at a ladder, Jacob, and even Nathanial help us to understand that God is there for us and knows everything.

    GREATER THINGS THAN THESE Genesis 28:10-22 WHO WAS JACOB? Verses 10-11 Was he a traveling salesman?...why was he going from Beer-sheba to Haran? 1.He was looking for a wife. He was told by his father not to take a wife from the Canaanite people, so he ...read more