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  • The Ladder

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Jan 15, 2012
    based on 44 ratings
     | 24,111 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

  • Can We Depend On God

    Contributed by Jay Robison on Nov 6, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,632 views

    In uncertain times can we depend on God? God is present with us, God knows all about us; including our strengths and weaknesses, God continues to call us forward

    CAN WE DEPEND ON GOD? September 2, 2012 Jay Robison GEN 28:10-17 PS 91:1-11 Though he’s remembered as hero, Jacob was surely a scoundrel He was not kind of person you’d want to go in business with Or the kind of man you’d want to marry your sister Jacob=heal grabber one ...read more

  • God's Presence In The Lonely Places Of Our Lives Series

    Contributed by Paul Barreca on Oct 20, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 8,732 views

    Jacob's night with a stone for a pillow teaches us that God uses loneliness and isolation to speak to us in ways that would otherwise be missed.

    I have a very special pillowcase that might tempt you to make fun of me. It is my “Where’s Waldo” pillowcase. Actually, it belonged to one of our children, but I use it as my pillowcase when I go camping in the wilderness. My wilderness gear consists of leftovers from around ...read more

  • Israel’s Experience With Human Kings Where Does God Dwell Series

    Contributed by Rev. Clarence Eisberg on Oct 27, 2015
     | 3,678 views

    I do not believe that we can understand the New Testament; And I do not believe that we can understand Jesus, apart from this question; Where does God dwell?

    The Game of Thrones- Israel’s Experience with Human Kings” “Where is God?” We are coming to the end of our sermon series: The Game of Thrones – Israel’s Experience with Human Kings.” Only two sermons left. I do not believe that we can understand ...read more

  • How To Turn Pillows Into Pillars :

    Contributed by Ian Humphrey on Nov 3, 2015
     | 8,866 views

    How To Turn Pillows Into Pillars :

    Genesis 28:10-22 How To Turn Pillows Into Pillars : Many years ago during the war, a group of soldiers in a trench, were being shelled. “Can you tell me the way to heaven?” ‘For God so loved the world, Peace came over soldier's face as he kept ...read more

  • The Fugitive Encounters God’s Grace Series

    Contributed by David Taylor on Oct 11, 2016
     | 5,114 views

    The Patriarchs The Fugitive Encounters God’s Grace Genesis 28:10-22

    The Patriarchs The Fugitive Encounters God’s Grace Genesis 28:10-22 David Taylor August 21, 2016 We are in the midst of a series, “The Patriarchs,” and have started looking at the life of Jacob. As a review, Genesis starts with God created humanity in his image to represent ...read more

  • Bethel

    Contributed by Sam Mccormick on Dec 15, 2016
     | 7,788 views

    Jacob, following an amazing dream in which he saw a ladder or stairway extending between heaven and earth, with the Lord standing above it, exclaimed "How awesome is this place! This is none other than the house of God, and this is the gate of heaven."

    Note: I have developed a simple set of slides in PowerPoint to use in the delivery of this sermon. They're not fancy, but they do help to keep attention focused on the points being presented. If anyone is interested in having the PowerPoint file, email me at sam@srmccormick.net with the word ...read more

  • Look Who's Hear

    Contributed by Dr.w.samuel Legon on Aug 9, 2016
     | 3,342 views

    We must understand God in here now.

    LOOK WHO'S HEAR Genesis 28: 15 And, behold, I am with thee, and will keep thee in all places whither thou goest, and will bring thee again into this land; for I will not leave thee, until I have done that which I have spoken to thee of. 16 And Jacob awaked out of ...read more

  • Jacob: 3rd Generation Faith Lesson Lesson 1 Series

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Apr 24, 2017
     | 3,301 views

    Who was Jacob?

    A. WHO WAS JACOB? 1. Second twin son born to Isaac and Rebekah. a. Famous grandfather Abraham. b. Fraternal twins. c. The line to Messiah, Christ. d. Predicted leader. “The older shall serve the younger” (25:23). 2. Jacob’s name means deceiver. a. Birthright, spiritual ...read more

  • Postmodernism & The Stairway To Nowhere

    Contributed by Bill Bowdle on Jul 6, 2016
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,955 views

    Sermon compares postmodern "Stairway to Nowhere" to Jacob's Stairway to Heaven in Genesis which climbs to God. Postmodernism climbs nowhere toward relativism w/o universal truth. Christianity climbs to God, the author and anchor of TRUTH.

    "POSTMODERNISM: & THE STAIRWAY TO NOWHERE" REV. BILL BOWDLE 01/05/97 Scripture: Genesis 28:10-22 Gen 28:10 Jacob left Beersheba and set out for Haran. Gen 28:11 When he reached a certain place, he stopped for the night because the sun had set. Taking one of the stones there, he put it ...read more

  • Rest In God's Will Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Dec 6, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 9,879 views

    Thesis: To know God’s will for your life comes from you knowing God personally, having an encounter with God like Jacob, Moses and Nehemiah did and then taking step one.

    Series: Rest in Our Scripture for this series - Isa. 40:29-31: "He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; but those who hope (rest) in the Lord will renew their strength. They soar on wings like eagles; ...read more

  • Finding God For Yourself

    Contributed by John Lowe on Jun 10, 2013
     | 6,504 views

    All the way through the Old Testament we find that God does not want the godly to marry with the ungodly. And the New Testament tells Christians that they are not to be unequally yoked. For example, it says in 2 Corinthians, “Do not be unequally yoked to

    Title: Finding God for Yourself The last time we studied Jacob’s life we saw him doing one of the most despicable things a man can do. He did it at the request of his mother. You know, sometimes people excuse ...read more

  • The Church, A Place Of Beauty, Goodness, Truth Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Jul 5, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,828 views

    We need to understand both meanings of church, and how the beauty found in a church can attract unbelievers to Christ.

    Monday of 14th Week in Course Sacrosanctum Concilium Jacob, following in the steps of his grandfather Abraham, was careful as he moved through the land of Canaan to identify special places of the divine presence. One of these is Bethel, which means “house of God.” There Jacob had ...read more

  • Nowhere Places

    Contributed by Monty Newton on Jul 21, 2014
    based on 4 ratings
     | 11,422 views

    It doesn't matter where you've been or are going; it only matters that God is with you whrever you are, however you are and whatever you are.

    Title: Nowhere Places Text: Genesis 28:10-19a Thesis: It doesn’t matter where you’ve been or are going… it only matters that God is with you wherever you are, however you are and whatever you are. Introduction I followed my cousin, Dan, on Facebook last week as he made ...read more

  • Back To Bethel Series

    Contributed by Rick Pendleton on Dec 31, 2014
     | 7,486 views

    WHERE ARE YOU PRE-BETHEL Life a mess, running from self BETHEL Coming to Christ POST-BETHEL Drifted away PENIEL Messed up again… Wrestling with God Come back to Bethel

    BACK TO BETHEL “Isn’t he rightly named Jacob [“deceiver”]? He has deceived me these two times: He took my birthright, and now he’s taken my b1essing!" You know the story… how the younger, wimpier, momma’s boy stole the birthright and blessing ...read more