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  • Provocando A Dios

    Contributed by Hector Rodriguez on Oct 29, 2001
    based on 27 ratings
     | 11,176 views

    A spanish sermon on the need to provoke God to bless us, just like Jacob did.

    Provocando A Dios Texto: Génesis 32:24-30 Lucas 8:43-48; Lucas 18:2-5 Pastor: Hector .M. Rodríguez Introducción: Estaba leyendo la Biblia en el libro de Génesis, cuando me encontre en él capitulo 32 en donde pelea un varón (Dios) con Jacob, y yo miraba como Jacob estaba provocando a este ...read more

  • Contradictions, Confrontations, And Conflicts Series

    Contributed by Charles Holt on Apr 13, 2001
    based on 54 ratings
     | 7,937 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

  • Wrestling With God

    Contributed by Scott Lamshed on Apr 19, 2001
    based on 69 ratings
     | 23,995 views

    WE all need a limp, just as Jacob wrestled and God touched him, let’s be like him

    WRESTLING WITH GOD I need a limp - a life changing limp. I have told you we need it but I have not shown you how. Today I would like to take that one step further and show you how we can get a limp by wrestling with God, then it’s up to you. Unfortunately too many Christians spend very little ...read more

  • Jake The Snake Wrestles With God

    Contributed by John Stensrud on Apr 29, 2001
    based on 95 ratings
     | 6,462 views

    Jacob suddenly meets something in his life that he is powerless over.

    Jake the Snake Wrestles with God By Pastor John Stensrud Immanuel Baptist Church Elgin, IL October 1, 2000 If he was alive today, hi-tech head-hunters would be on the phone to him regularly. Better yet, he would be well-suited as a shifty-eyed used-car salesman. I can just hear him say: Hi my name ...read more

  • God The Adversary/ God The Advocate

    Contributed by Michael Pahls on May 2, 2001
    based on 45 ratings
     | 3,823 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

  • The Wrestling Match

    Contributed by James May on May 3, 2001
    based on 41 ratings
     | 6,114 views

    There is a lifelong wrestling match between the desires of the flesh and the complete surrender of our will to the will of God.

    Disclaimer: Due to the large amount of sermons and topics that appear on this site I feel it is necessary to post this disclaimer on all sermons posted. These sermons are original to the author and the leading of the Holy Spirit. While ideas and illustrations are often gleaned from many ...read more

  • Championship Wrestling

    Contributed by Johnny Carver on May 17, 2001
    based on 74 ratings
     | 4,101 views

    This sermon seeks to enlighten Christians as to the difficulty of the battle in overcoming our fleshly desires that would keep us defeated.

    Scripture: Genesis 32:24-31 Title: “Championship Wrestling” Introduction: It is now twenty years since Jacob made his covenant at Bethel. The place where Jacob made a pillow of stones and laid down and slept. During the night as Jacob dreamed he saw a ladder setting upon the earth and reaching to ...read more

  • Finding Your God-Given Dream Series

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on Apr 9, 2005
    based on 31 ratings
     | 12,651 views

    Three precepts for finding God’s big dream for your life. Second sermon in four-part series, "Dreaming Big for God."

    Most sports fans know the name of Reggie White, great defensive end for the Green Bay Packers who recently went to be with the Lord. Some do not know that he was an ordained minister. Before signing a $17 million deal with the Packers, White said publicly that he would look to God to tell him ...read more

  • Going One On One With God

    Contributed by James May on May 17, 2005
    based on 16 ratings
     | 6,808 views

    Sometimes, the only way that we can get the answer to our prayer is to get alone with God and wrestle long enough to get the victory.

    GOING ONE ON ONE WITH GOD By Pastor Jim May How many of you love being in a crowd? I suppose the answer to that question would depend upon what we are calling a “crowd”. For some folks, a crowd consists of anything more than 2 people. For others, the more people there are, the happier they ...read more

  • Jacob's Final Transformation Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on May 20, 2005
    based on 34 ratings
     | 9,569 views

    After Jacob gave his heart to God, and saw the Lord change his character, there was a point where God needed to break Jacob so that he would be fully devoted. God does that in our lives as well - what does it mean?

    You give your heart to the Lord - saying "I’m yours, be my Lord and Savior." Then the Father begins a process of transformation. The Apostle Paul put it this way: "being transformed into His image with ever increasing glory" (1 Cor 3:18). That transformation process often involves the tearing ...read more

  • "And Jacob Was Left Alone..." By Dr. Winson Butler

    Contributed by Winson Butler on Jun 21, 2005
    based on 7 ratings
     | 5,224 views

    Abraham Lincoln said, "My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure." Jacob knew this feeling so well. Let’s examine it together!

    All of us at some time or another struggle with decision(s). The difficult part is when we struggle with ourselves and greater still with God! Tug of war is what it feels like. On one hand God says...and we respond..O.K. but! That’s where the trouble begins and before we know it we are wrestling ...read more

  • Alone With God

    Contributed by Mark Perryman on May 11, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 10,719 views

    Being alone with God changes you. Jacob had been through enough, he wanted change. He was willing to encounter God as a result.

    INTRO: This last week have you had an opportunity to spend time with your best friend? That is God. Do you know something? He’s been waiting for you to spend some time with him. Question: Do you guys ever get that excited feeling when you’re going to see a good old buddy who is very close to you? ...read more

  • Wrestles With God

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on May 31, 2006
    based on 26 ratings
     | 6,084 views

    The whole experience of PRAYER is not to wrestle with God over our demands, but to know the heart of the One who seek to bless us and call us to a higher purpose in life, and help us understand our utter dependence on Him for success.

    This picture of Jacob wrestling with a God-man can be considered as one of the most bizarre encounter in the Bible. • He was all alone, having sent his family and all his possessions across the stream. • It was in the night, and he wrestled with this God-man until daybreak. Many see him as a hero ...read more

  • Down 'n Dirty

    Contributed by Brian Buriff on Jun 24, 2006
    based on 64 ratings
     | 6,721 views

    Wrestle with God – just do it! You’ll walk away with a new identity, a new walk (a limp) and a new relationship that will empower you.

    I. WRESTLING MATCH BETWEEN GOD & JACOB – EACH OF US COULD VISUALIZE OURSELVES IN THE WRESTLING RING WITH GOD A. Many Of You Are Fighters – Strong Willed 1. Fight God in his will - ask lots & lots of questions – questioning 2. Arguing with God, reasoning, bargaining, wrestling B. Jacob Was A ...read more

  • Except Thou Bless Me 1 Of 3! Series

    Contributed by Raphiel Manenge on Sep 21, 2006
    based on 7 ratings
     | 8,409 views

    God deals with serious people in life. Faith is serious business. Except thou bless me is a statement of seriousness in God’s blessings and Change in life. Jacob had enough of joking and cheating, He now need to be serious.....

    God blesses a crowd free person! God wants to bless you even right now. There are things still attached to your life that needs to be removed. From January and now its December the Lord has been wondering how he should touch you. You need to send away the crowd and cross into the New Year ...read more