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  • "The Trickster Gets Tricked"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Jul 23, 2002
    based on 87 ratings
     | 18,205 views

    Like Jacob, we must keep our focus on Jesus not the obstacles which get in our way.

    Genesis 29:15-28 Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 “The Trickster Gets Tricked” By Rev. Kenneth Sauer, Pastor of Parkview United Methodist Church, Newport News, VA In our Old Testament Lesson for this morning: Jacob the trickster gets tricked. Jacob had literally ruined and wrecked his life. He had ...read more

  • Recieving Our Wage

    Contributed by Ethan Sayler on Jul 30, 2002
    based on 56 ratings
     | 6,030 views

    Through the grace of God in Jesus Christ, we recieve more than what we deserve.

    A donkey and a fox went into partnership and sallied out to forage for food together. They hadn’t gone far before they saw a lion coming their way, at which they were both dreadfully frightened. But the fox thought he saw a way of saving his own skin, and went boldly up to the lion and whispered ...read more

  • Whom Do We Truly Love; And How Do We Show It

    Contributed by Bruce Landry on Dec 29, 2001
    based on 61 ratings
     | 9,356 views

    Genesis 29, showing how Jacob is matured in a Godly manner through over 14 years of service to Laban his father-in-law.

    Whom do we truly Love, and how do we show it DBF 12/30/01 A. Jacob’s love for Rachael First Meeting with Rachael First meeting with Laban B. Jacob’s Labor for Rachael Diligence of Jacob Deception of Laban Genesis 29:1-30 Remember your first love, Oh the beauty and wonder of it. Oh that he or ...read more

  • The Woman No Man Wanted

    Contributed by Norris Harris I on Mar 13, 2003
    based on 117 ratings
     | 25,214 views

    Leah is a type of woman which no man seems to wants. She was able to overcome the debilitating reputation of not being wanted. I want us to take a good look at her because clearly here was a woman who was able to live thru the degrading experience of bein

    James Walker, in his book “Husbands Who Won’t Lead & Wives Who Won’t Follow”, wrote: “Deep within each man and women is a common longing: the desire to find comfort, companionship, and fulfillment.” I concur with that statement. For all of us, regardless of sex or age, want to be loved, accepted ...read more

  • The Old Bait And Switch Series

    Contributed by Stephen Todd on Nov 28, 2003
    based on 44 ratings
     | 4,489 views

    The deception which Jacob had sown he now reaps from Laban.

    Genesis 29:1-30 September 21, 2003 While I was in Bible College I had a friend who took a Job at the Horseshoe Motel. It used to stand on Wellington street in London right where you come off the highway 401. It had a big neon sign out front that said "rooms starting at $29.99." After just a ...read more

  • Decisions, Deception And Destiny

    Contributed by Jamie Wright on Apr 27, 2004
    based on 84 ratings
     | 12,797 views

    The devil is deceptive. He will trick the believer and lie to them, getting their minds off of the issue, thus causing them to make poor choices. Christians can never get to the destiny God has for them by making poor decisions. The devil has deceived

    DECISIONS, DECEPTION & DESTINY Pastor Jamie Wright * Maranatha Fellowship Church Genesis 25:21-28 The Person of Deceit * Twins are born to Isaac and Rebekah: Vs. 25 the first came out red and hairy and was thus named Esau Vs. 26 the second came out after his brother and his hand took hold of ...read more

  • Deception

    Contributed by David Richardson on Jun 14, 2004
    based on 23 ratings
     | 9,218 views

    The Bible speaks of planting or sowing discord like a farmer planting seeds. Deceit is the catalyst by which discord is sown or planted in the church.

    I. Introduction Read Genesis 29 (Psalm 101:7) No one who practices deceit will dwell in my house; no one who speaks falsely will stand in my presence. That’s a very heavy penalty for something that is usually said without thinking! Most deceit has its origin in thoughtlessness and ...read more

  • Learning To Let God Lead Series

    Contributed by Thomas Black on Jan 22, 2005
    based on 17 ratings
     | 6,885 views

    The transformation from defiant deciever to humble servant is never easy.

    How many of you would consider yourselves a role model? I’ve got an interesting role model for you tonight. Turns out he was married ... twice... at the same time... to sisters! To top it off – at the suggestion of his wives he had a couple more ladies on the side (and his wives were OK with ...read more

  • The Power Of Unconditional Love

    Contributed by Mike Turner on Feb 20, 2005
    based on 47 ratings
     | 18,095 views

    In the romance of Jacob, and Rachel, we see the unconditional love of Jacob. It reminds us of the unconditional love that God has, and inspires us to love unconditionally.

    The Power Of Unconditional Love Gen 29:9-35 Joke: The teacher asked her class, "Which is more important to us-the sun or the moon." One of the students answered, "The moon." The teacher asked why the moon was more important than the sun. The student gave this explanation. "The moon gives us light ...read more

  • The Labor Of Love Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Apr 28, 2005
    based on 20 ratings
     | 12,278 views

    Bible Couples, Pt. 4 "Jacob and Rachel"

    THE LABOR OF LOVE (GEN. 29:9-35) One of the best quotes on love I know of comes from Liz Carpenter. She said, “Love is a moment and a lifetime. It is looking at him (a person) across a room and feeling that if I don’t send the rest of my life with him, I’ll have missed the boat.” More than 66% of ...read more

  • Love Gone Bad

    Contributed by Todd Riley on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 64 ratings
     | 9,678 views

    In preparing this sermon this week I found myself in somewhat of a quandary in regards to how to approach today’s sermon topic: love and romance.

    In preparing this sermon this week I found myself in somewhat of a quandary in regards to how to approach today’s sermon topic: love and romance. The reason for my distress is that today is Valentines Day. For some it’s a great and wonderful day because you are in love with somebody. For others ...read more

  • God Balances Crosses And Comforts

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 7, 2001
    based on 16 ratings
     | 3,101 views

    To lead the people to understand that God proportionally gives out a balance of crosses and comforts so that we do not become too elevated and proud or too depressed by difficulties

    Unit 9 – Family Lesson 25 – A Family for Jacob – Gen. 29:1-30 Preparation for the Teacher 1. Aim: To lead the people to understand that God proportionally gives out a balance of crosses and comforts so that we do not become too elevated and proud or too depressed by difficulties. 2. Explanation ...read more

  • A Man With Two Wives

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 18, 2010
     | 4,718 views

    Jacob marries Leah & Rachel. (PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request - email: gcurley@gcurley.info)

    Reading: Genesis chapter 29 Ill: • For the romantics among you; • Let me remind you that it in 20 days time it will be St Valentines Day: • A day when traditionally we send a card to our loved ones; • And maybe something extra e.g. a red rose or a romantic meal ...read more

  • Help, I Married The Wrong Sister!

    Contributed by Brian Buriff on Feb 2, 2010
    based on 8 ratings
     | 9,445 views

    When you feel like Jacob - "Help, I married the wrong person." Within every man and woman there lies 2 dimensions - the lovable Rachel side and the difficult Leah side. Successful marriages recognize both sides and learns to embrace both sides.

    HELP, I MARRIED THE WRONG SISTER! Read: Gen 29:15-31 I. HOW COULD JACOB POSSIBLY MARRY THE WRONG SISTER? A. Raises Lots Of Questions 1. Was it really that dark at night? / Did she have a bag over her head? 2. Was Jacob simply drunk at the wedding? B. Custom Practiced During Some ...read more

  • What Goes Around Comes Around Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jan 12, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 8,167 views

    Jacob thought lightly about taking advantage of others, but he didn’t take it so lightly when others took advantage of him.

    What Goes Around Comes Around (Genesis 29:14b-30) 1. My son, Scott, an insurance broker in Florida, loves ocean fishing and takes his cell phone along on the boat. One morning we were drifting about ten miles offshore as Scott discussed business on the phone. Suddenly his rod bent double, and the ...read more