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  • "Jacob - The Man Who Wrestled With God"

    Contributed by Ray Scott on Oct 22, 2003
    based on 128 ratings
     | 26,827 views

    In Jacob, we see that we wrestle with the same problems as he does. We have the same weaknesses. And, God has the same lessons for us.

    “Jacob – The Man Who Wrestled With God” INTRODUCTION: It’s interesting to study the people of the Bible. We find out that they’re not much different than we are. They dressed different … ate different things … different culture … different times … BUT … the same in so many ways. We can SEE ...read more

  • The End Does Not Justify The Means Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Nov 10, 2003
    based on 19 ratings
     | 4,639 views

    Jacob: Wrestling with God and Man, Pt. 2

    THE END DOES NOT JUSTIFY THE MEANS (GEN 27:1-46) //The new science of siblings Time July 10, 2006 Katherine Conger of the University of California, Davis, “devised a study to test how widespread favoritism is. She assembled a group of 34 adolescent sibling pairs and their parents, visiting them ...read more

  • Better Late Than Never Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Nov 10, 2003
    based on 41 ratings
     | 6,541 views

    Jacob: Wrestling with God and Man, Pt. 3

    “BETTER LATE THAN NEVER” (GEN 28:10-29:13) A Chinese fable tells of the owl’s flight to the east to escape its neighbors, who were increasingly tired and vocal of the bird’s incessant noise in the night. As it was packing, the owl met a pigeon, which asked: “Where are you going? Why are you in ...read more

  • Bygones Are Bygones Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Nov 10, 2003
    based on 72 ratings
     | 4,835 views

    Jacob: Wrestling with God and Man, Final Part

    BYGONES ARE BYGONES (GEN 32:1-15, 32:22-33:12) One of my favorite comedies is "Groundhog Day," a make-believe story about a weather man, Phil Conners, who had a bad attitude, an obnoxious personality, and a razor tongue. For the fourth straight year, he was assigned on Groundhog Day, Feb. 2, to ...read more

  • Receiving The Blessing

    Contributed by Mark Holdcroft on Mar 30, 2004
    based on 31 ratings
     | 2,611 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 ...read more

  • Finding Your God-Given Dream Series

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on Apr 11, 2005
    based on 31 ratings
     | 6,813 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

  • It's Time To Go Through Some Troublesome Training Series

    Contributed by Joel Pankow on Jun 23, 2005
    based on 55 ratings
     | 5,645 views

    This sermon covers Jacob’s dealings with Laban in Haran for 20 years - and how God worked through it all.

    June 19, 2005 Episode III - Jacob and Laban - Genesis 30-31 A part of the job of a teacher or a trainer is to look for the weaknesses in your pupil in order to strengthen them. The job of a student or trainee is to then LISTEN to the assessment of the teacher and to then follow the regiment ...read more

  • The Showdown At Jabbok's Ford

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Jul 28, 2005
    based on 40 ratings
     | 3,452 views

    The incident at Jabbok’s Ford was a watershed in Jacob’s life. For it was a time where Jacob drew aside from everyone else to spend time alone with God. And if you mean business with God, he will mean business with you.

    The Showdown at Jabbok’s Ford – a watershed in Jacob’s life Story: Bruce and the spider After the Scottish defeat at the battle of Falkirk, and then the terrible news of Wallace’s execution - Robert the Bruce is said to have been inspired to continue the struggle against the English - by the ...read more

  • "A Dark Night Of The Soul"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Jul 31, 2005
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,512 views

    Only God can break the barriers of guilt, fear, anxiety and sin.

    Genesis 32:22-31 “A Dark Night Of The Soul” By: Rev. Kenneth E. Sauer, Pastor of Parkview United Methodist Church, Newport News, VA www.parkview-umc.org Jacob had fled from his home after stealing his brother Esau’s birthright and blessing. He had gotten a safe distance away and had ...read more

  • It's Hard To Go Back Series

    Contributed by Roger Thomas on Aug 16, 2005
    based on 15 ratings
     | 1,848 views

    An inductive style look at Jacob’s wrestling match with God--a case study in a transformed life.

    It’s Hard to Go Back Genesis 32:22-32 Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO Sometimes it’s hard to go home. It was for Jacob. Jacob was headed home for the first time in twenty years. Twenty years is a long time. A lot can change. On the other ...read more

  • Wrestling With God

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Apr 2, 2001
    based on 165 ratings
     | 39,599 views

    A message on settling the issue of an authentic relationship with God.

    "Wrestling With God" Genesis 32.27 Of all the mysteries I would like solved before I die, it is the one that says you must struggle if you are going to grow. Growth always means struggle in one form or another. I struggled when I was a youth, trying to grow physically. We all struggled as ...read more

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

    Contributed by Bruce Landry on Jan 2, 2002
    based on 61 ratings
     | 4,767 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 ...read more

  • Wwf (Wrestling With The Father)

    Contributed by Paul Tuck on Jan 20, 2002
    based on 250 ratings
     | 21,203 views

    Ok, Ok, you’re probably wondering what the title of this sermon is all about. Well, the letters “WWF” don’t stand for the World Wrestling Federation. They stand for Wrestling With the Father. And today’s message is about a man who did just t

    Ok, Ok, you’re probably wondering what the title of this sermon is all about. Well, the letters “WWF” don’t stand for the World Wrestling Federation. They stand for Wrestling With the Father. And today’s message is about a man who did just that. Jacob wrestled with the Lord. ...read more

  • I Can't Go Home Like This

    Contributed by Pastor Dempsey Daniels on Jul 14, 2003
    based on 67 ratings
     | 10,848 views

    I Can’t Go Home Like This

    I Can’t Go Home Like This Gen. 32:24,26 Who is your favorite wrestler? Today’s television wrestlers are professional entertainers -- athletes who have captured the imagination of Americans of all generations. Though their names change from generation to generation television wrestlers, ...read more

  • How Is Your View From The Bridge? Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Oct 4, 2006
    based on 19 ratings
     | 4,221 views

    God has called us to take the initiative in bringing reconciliation.

    How Is Your View From the Bridge? Text: Gen. 33:1-20 Introduction 1. Read Gen. 33:1-20 2. Illustration: God’s love is like a bridge that makes reconciliation possible. If you take away the bridge, the separation remains. George Herbert said, “He who cannot forgive others breaks the ...read more

  • Down 'n Dirty

    Contributed by Brian Buriff on Jun 27, 2006
    based on 62 ratings
     | 3,860 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 ...read more

  • Four Lesson From Four People's Lives Series

    Contributed by Larry Sarver on Jun 12, 2002
    based on 159 ratings
     | 15,999 views

    A message on the spiritual life-lessons Christians can learn from Isaac, Rebekah, Jacob, and Esau.

    Genesis Series #49 June 02, 2002 Title: Four Lesson From Four People’s Lives Email: pastorsarver@yahoo.com Website: www.newlifeinchrist.info Welcome to New life in Christ. Today we continue with message #49 in our verse-by-verse study of the Book of Genesis. Read Genesis ...read more

  • We Reap What We Sow Series

    Contributed by Bruce Landry on Jun 24, 2002
    based on 26 ratings
     | 4,584 views

    We will watch as Jacob blesses his children and in the blessing we will see that they reap what they sow. We too reap what we sow and we should heed this warning.

    Reaping What We Sow A. In our Lives B. In Dying and the things thereafter DBF, Sunday Worship, 6/23/02 My Father was always fond of people with political connections and money. He thought that there was something special about them and he would often tell anyone listening to him this. I ...read more

  • Weathering The Storms In Life Series

    Contributed by Bruce Landry on Feb 4, 2002
    based on 35 ratings
     | 6,464 views

    We will walk with Jacob, as his daughter Dinah is brutally raped by Shekem, a prince of Hamor. We will see how God would have us walk, and we will see what happens when we choose to take matters into our own hands. We must always remember--Vengeance is

    Weathering the Storms of Life DBF 2/3/02 Storms in our walk with God Storms stemming from the desires of others Boy you sure did have a big storm here in Dillingham while I was gone. Man about 30 inches of snow in 24 hours or so. Anywhere else in our country would have come to an absolute ...read more

  • Prepared For A Sinful World--Secure In God's Promise Series

    Contributed by Bruce Landry on Mar 11, 2002
    based on 9 ratings
     | 730 views

    We will walk with Jacob’s family and view the faithful walk of young Joseph. His willingness to go when called of God--I pray that you and I are as willing to place ourselves in service to God and possible in harms way to fulfill God’s perfect will.

    Prepared for a Sinful World Resting Secure in God’s Promise Remembered in Trials DBF 3/10/02 Boy, when you live in a small community like Dillingham or Bristol Bay you can’t afford to lose any friends. What do you think you should do to keep your friends and family happy with ...read more

  • Jacob's Waking Dream Series

    Contributed by Kyle Meador on Mar 11, 2002
    based on 110 ratings
     | 10,019 views

    Jacob has been asleep his whole life, but God is about to wake him up. See if God is perhaps speaking to you as a sleep-walker as well.

    From the Very Start A Look at the Ancient Text of Genesis that speaks with Amazing Present-day Relevance A little history as you turn to Genesis 28: - Abraham receives 2 promises: o Father of many nations o I will give you this land § Struggles to doing things God’s way - Finally, ...read more

  • Beware Your Lies Will Catch Up To You Series

    Contributed by Bruce Landry on Mar 18, 2002
    based on 27 ratings
     | 8,696 views

    In Genesis Chapter 38 we will walk with Judah and see where deceit commited by him comes back to find him. Also discussed is the sins of a generation will be visited to the third and fourth generation and suggestions for dealing with this multigeneration

    Beware your Lies will catch up to you Character of Judah Caught in his own deceit You know all of us here in Dillingham have heard the story our elders tell of going to school barefooted, both ways uphill. Well maybe not that one. It could have been the six-foot rabbits or the one about ...read more

  • Provocando A Dios

    Contributed by Hector Rodriguez on Oct 30, 2001
    based on 27 ratings
     | 2,891 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 ...read more

  • God's Perfect Family Man

    Contributed by Bruce Landry on Jan 7, 2002
    based on 18 ratings
     | 2,897 views

    Sermon on Genesis 30, showing what God truly wishes for marriages to be and for a perfect father to be.

    God’s Perfect Family Man DBF 1/6/02 Genesis 30 A. Jacob’s Poor Example B. Jacob’s Twelve Sons C. God’s Perfect Provision What is a perfect family man? Is it a father who is present with his children as they grow? Is it a husband who loves his wife and family above all else? Is it a ...read more

  • Courage To Leave, Forgive And Love Series

    Contributed by Bruce Landry on Jan 14, 2002
    based on 27 ratings
     | 4,343 views

    What do we do when it is time to leave a place we have grown comfortable in? Leaving any place that we have had relationships, children, or grown to love is very difficult.

    Courage to Leave, Forgive and Love Genesis 31:1-55 A. The Separation B. The Reunion and Reconcilliation Have you ever had to leave a place of comfort and immense joy for you? A place where maybe you have had your children, lost loved ones, met your spouse? A place that you have worked, ...read more

  • By The River Jabbok

    Contributed by Gregory Dawson on Jan 5, 2001
    based on 96 ratings
     | 3,176 views

    PENTECOST 6, YEAR A - Jacob Wrestles With God. One of my most enjoyable sermons. Talks about how God can use us even when we have little faith and we come from a disfunctional family system.

    "Now he arose that same night and took his two wives and his two maids and his eleven children, and crossed the ford of the Jabbok. And he took them and sent them across the stream. And he sent across whatever he had. Then Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him until daybreak. And ...read more

  • Jake The Snake Wrestles With God

    Contributed by John Stensrud on May 2, 2001
    based on 95 ratings
     | 2,384 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 ...read more

  • "The One Stairway To Heaven"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Jul 17, 2002
    based on 56 ratings
     | 4,299 views

    The God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob is the only Lord.

    Genesis 28:10-19 “The One Stairway to Heaven” By: Rev. Kenneth E. Sauer, Pastor of Parkview United Methodist Church, Newport News, VA “There’s a lady who’s sure all that glitters is gold and she’s buying a stairway to heaven. When she gets there she knows, if the stores are all closed, with ...read more

  • "The Trickster Gets Tricked"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Jul 24, 2002
    based on 87 ratings
     | 12,672 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 ...read more

  • How To Avoid Making A Mess Of Your Life Series

    Contributed by Larry Sarver on Aug 16, 2002
    based on 55 ratings
     | 3,748 views

    A teaching message on Genesis 26:34-28:9.

    Genesis Series #52 July 07, 2002 Title: How to Avoid Making a Mess of Your Life Email: pastorsarver@yahoo.com <mailto:pastorsarver@yahoo.com> Website: www.newlifeinchrist.info Welcome to New life in Christ. Today we continue with message #52 in our verse-by-verse study of the Book of ...read more