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  • God The Adversary/ God The Advocate

    Contributed by Michael Pahls on May 1, 2001
    based on 45 ratings
     | 3,730 views

    An exposition of the story of Jacob’s wrestling of the Angel/God that reveals the importance of prevailing faith through the suffering and temptation in our lives.

    GOD THE ADVERSARY/ GOD THE ADVOCATE Genesis 32:22-32 INTRO. JACOB: THE USED CAR SALESMAN Now as you may or may not know, Jacob was the grandson of Abraham and the younger son of Isaac. Now the name Jacob, as Genesis 25:26 confirms, comes from the Hebrew word “heel” and was understood to mean ...read more

  • Wrestling With God Series

    Contributed by Tammy Garrison on Aug 17, 2001
    based on 56 ratings
     | 9,961 views

    This sermon embraces the uncomfortable ideas of wrestling with God, God self-limitation in the struggle, and change that occurs.

    Genesis 32:22-32 Our Bible story needs a little prefacing this evening. Its kind of like the original Star Wars Triliogy - we’re coming in to the story at Episode VI. In recent days we’ve been taking a look at some Old Testament characters, and tonight we turn our attention towards Jacob - the ...read more

  • Still Holding On

    Contributed by Steve Kinnard on Oct 19, 2002
    based on 44 ratings
     | 18,470 views

    No matter what happens, I’m still holding on to God

    Still Holding On Intro: Flying at 4000 feet, the flight seemed normal. The take off in Portland, Maine had been very smooth. Flying at 200 mph. the flight to Boston would be over shortly. The pilot, Henry Dempsey was at the controls when he heard an unusual noise in the rear of the small commuter ...read more

  • A Break And A Blessing: Part One

    Contributed by Antonio Torrence on Apr 6, 2001
    based on 105 ratings
     | 6,848 views

    This sermon is about God breaking us in order to bless us.

    "A Break and A Blessing" - Genesis 32:24-32 Pastor Antonio Torrence, Cross of Life Lutheran Church For the last fourteen days during the Millennium Summer Olympics in Sydney, we have marveled at some of the world’s greatest athletes as they seized every opportunity to meet opposition, break the ...read more

  • A Break And A Blessing: Part Two

    Contributed by Antonio Torrence on Apr 6, 2001
    based on 69 ratings
     | 4,233 views

    This sermon is about realizing the real blessing of God, which is God’s unmerited grace in our lives.

    "A Break and A Blessing: Part II" - Genesis 32:24-32 Pastor A. L. Torrence, Cross of Life Lutheran Church Last week, we learned that God had wrestled with brother Jacob all night long until the breaking of day. We learned that god had struggle with Jacob until a breaking had occurred in his ...read more

  • Contradictions, Confrontations, And Conflicts Series

    Contributed by Charles Holt on Apr 12, 2001
    based on 54 ratings
     | 7,750 views

    Third in a series on Jacob which deals with his encounter with the angel at the brook Jabbok.

    A Bible Study by Charles W. Holt email: cholt@gt.rr.com The Story of Jacob: Contradictions, confrontations and conflicts This chapter will emphasize two intense events that ultimately result in a profound change in Jacob’s character. In both instances prayer plays a key role. ...read more

  • The Man Who Wrestled With God

    Contributed by Maurice Brown on Mar 17, 2001
    based on 134 ratings
     | 9,317 views

    Challenges and Changes in the Life of Jacob.

    INTRODUCTION A. One of the greatest tragedies of World War II was the suffering of the people of Lenningrad, Russia, under siege from German army. 1. More than half the population died during the winter of 1942 2. Jan.13, 1943 Soviet troops broke through German lines, and ...read more

  • Receiving The Blessing

    Contributed by Mark Holdcroft on Mar 26, 2004
    based on 33 ratings
     | 7,275 views

    Jacob was the man who entered into the promise given to Abraham. He became Israel and the father of the great nation. How did Jacob receive the promise of God?

    Receiving the Promise Genesis 32:3 Jacob sent messengers ahead of him to his brother Esau in the land of Seir, the country of Edom. 4:He instructed them: "This is what you are to say to my master Esau: `Your servant Jacob says, I have been staying with Laban and have remained there till now. ...read more

  • God's Protection And Answered Prayer Series

    Contributed by Bruce Landry on Jan 18, 2002
    based on 9 ratings
     | 8,490 views

    We continue to study Jacob’s walk as he returns to his homeland. God’s host meets Jacob just as he finds out some unsettling news. Esau is coming towards him with 400 men. Let us see the steps Jacob takes to prepare for this and in the process becomes

    God’s Protection and Answered Prayer DBF 1/20/02 Genesis 32 Protection of God in our time of need Purposeful Prayer in our lives Purposefully striving for God’s Perfect will Have you ever found yourself in a situation that is beyond you, without any true means within yourself of getting ...read more

  • Life Lessons Learned From A Wounded Wrestler

    Contributed by Steven Dow on Jul 16, 2002
    based on 324 ratings
     | 66,558 views

    We’ve all wrestled with God and so we can learn some valuable lessons from Jacob, the Wounded Wrestler.

    JACOB: LIFE LESSONS LEARNED FROM A WOUNDED WRESTLER Genesis 32:22-32 July 21, 2002 INTRODUCTION: Allow me to set the stage for you. Jacob had not seen his brother, Esau, in a long time and he was very apprehensive about their meeting. You see, many years earlier Jacob tricked his brother out ...read more

  • The Touch That Transformed

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on Feb 15, 2003
    based on 71 ratings
     | 9,762 views

    Every Christian must ultimately decide whether they will continue to follow their own self-devised path or make full commitment to Christ, and that decision is often made in the midst of a crisis.

    The Touch That Transformed Text: Gen.32: 30-31 Intro: A study in the life of Jacob, the son of Isaac, reveals much about human nature. More importantly, it reveals many spiritual truths about the Christian’s walk with God that need to be acknowledged and applied to daily life. I won’t take ...read more

  • Lord I Will Not Cease Till You Bless Me.

    Contributed by Jim Parisi on Mar 20, 2003
    based on 17 ratings
     | 3,912 views

    We are going to continually keep knocking at Gods heart till he answers our prayers and requests. We Will Not Cease Till He Blesses Us

    Lord I Will Not Cease Till You Bless Me. HHM Pastor Jim Parisi March 16, 2003 In the next few weeks we are going to make an greater effort to start to sow the seeds of revival into the rich soil of our hearts, and this community. We are going to start by praying for Gods Presence and His ...read more

  • Lord I Will Not Cease Till You Bless Me.

    Contributed by Jim Parisi on Mar 20, 2003
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,268 views

    We are going to continually keep knocking at Gods heart till he answers our prayers and requests. We Will Not Cease Till He Blesses Us

    Lord I Will Not Cease Till You Bless Me. HHM Pastor Jim Parisi March 16, 2003 In the next few weeks we are going to make an greater effort to start to sow the seeds of revival into the rich soil of our hearts, and this community. We are going to start by praying for Gods Presence and His ...read more

  • In The Sinew That Shrank..." By Dr. E. Winson Butler

    Contributed by Winson Butler on Aug 3, 2004
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,358 views

    The strength of a man consists in finding out the way God is going and going that way! Jacob learned the hard way. Had he followed God without reservation, he may not of walked with a limp for the rest of his life. Let’s examine the story together!

    Introduction Going God’s way is not only the best way but the only way! It’s when we look back we say, "I wish I had followed God..." Jacob knew the feeling too well. A person is never what he ought to be until he is doing what he ought to be doing. Jacob was neither. In other words it took a bit ...read more

  • God Encounters: Jacob Series

    Contributed by Wesley Bishop on Jun 19, 2004
    based on 38 ratings
     | 9,819 views

    This is about Jacob’s wrestling match with God and the significance for us.

    Jacob was the grandson of Abe. Give brief background of Jacob’s life. Sneaky, underhanded, trickster, etc. Jacob had tricked his father, Isaac, and his father-in-law, Laban. He was a marked man by Esau. He is older now, and he is headed to meet his brother. Read Genesis 32:22-32. What we ...read more