Sermons
Free Sermons and Sermon Outlines for Preaching :

Sermons on Wrestle: showing 1-15 of 4,900

Scripture

Rating

Date

Denominations

  • Show more

Language

Sermon Type

Audience

Try PRO
Get Full Access — Free for 14 Days
Unlock premium sermon illustrations, preaching campaigns, and church media ... only with PRO
Get Started
  • Wrestling

    Contributed by John Beehler on Aug 1, 2002
    based on 115 ratings
     | 5,830 views

    When you wrestle with God, you win by losing.

    Wrestling We’ve talked recently about Abraham. Today we’re going to look at his grandson, Jacob. Unlike Abraham, who has a reputation for being a Godly man and doing the right thing, we must use different words to describe Jacob; words like shyster, liar, ...read more

  • Wrestling With God Series

    Contributed by Tammy Garrison on Aug 20, 2001
    based on 55 ratings
     | 5,037 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 - ...read more

  • Wrestling And Embracing

    Contributed by Mike Honzell on Feb 10, 2002
    based on 36 ratings
     | 2,508 views

    A sermon about revival

    WRESTLING AND EMBRACING Habakkuk 1: 1-4 INTRODUCTION: A. Habakkuk’s name means to wrestle or to embrace 1. The meaning of his name is about all we know about him 2. From the book’s message that bears his name, we know that he lived in the days shortly ...read more

  • Mud Wrestling Series

    Contributed by Guy Caley on Dec 14, 2001
    based on 95 ratings
     | 3,098 views

    Examines levels of faith as illustrated in the Story of Deborah.

    Mud Wrestling Text: Judges 4-5 Introduction Graphic Illustration of the Battle Select Main Characters from the congregation: Deborah & Barak go to back of Chapel and come to a high point up front. Napthali & Zebulun (Go with Barak) Reuben, Dan, & Asher (stay seated) Sisera + 2 ...read more

  • Wrestles With God

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Jun 2, 2006
    based on 25 ratings
     | 2,115 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 ...read more

  • Wrestling With God

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Aug 3, 2005
    based on 16 ratings
     | 3,156 views

    We struggle or we don’t grow. Jacob gives us the keys for how to struggle (and how NOT to struggle).

    THE PASTOR’S POINTS (The view from my garden) Wrestling with God Genesis 32:1-27 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 ...read more

  • Wrestling With God

    Contributed by Tim Patrick on Jul 2, 2009
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,122 views

    Consider what it means and what it accomplishes when we wrestle with God.

    Have you wrestled with God lately? What do I mean by wrestling with God? There are times in our lives when we will wrestle with issues concerning our behavior or God’s will for our lives. We will wrestle with God when we are considering His will. We will wrestle with God when we are struggling ...read more

  • Wrestling With God

    Contributed by Carl Greene on Jul 19, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,810 views

    Jacob wrestles with God and names the place "Peniel," meaning "face of God". Each of us needs our own "Peniel," a place to meet God. God gives us such a place, the Holy Bible.

    OPENING Talk about the courage to suffer: A first-grade teacher seated her students in a circle. She asked them what they wanted to be when they grew up. One by one, each child got up and announced, "I’d like to be a nurse like my mother," or "I want to be a banker like my father," or "I want ...read more

  • Wrestling With Addiction Series

    Contributed by Todd Leupold on Oct 30, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,453 views

    It is time that we stand up and confess we that we are all, by nature, addictive people. It is time that we stand up and confess that our addictions – no matter what they are – are both sinful and harmful (to ourselves, those we love, and society as a

    WRESTLING WITH ADDICTION Part 5 in Series: “Does Anybody Know, Does Anybody Care?” Rev. Todd G. Leupold, Perth Bible Church, Sunday October 26, 2008 AM INTRODUCTION: Let me tell you the true story of a duke who lived during the fourteenth century named Raynald III. Raynald III lived a ...read more

  • Wrestling With God

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 19, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,665 views

    Jacob Wrestles With God. (PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request - email: gcurley@gcurley.info)

    Reading: Genesis chapter 32 verses 22-32. Ill: • James Whistler, the Victorian artist, • Showed scant respect for the hierarchy of any profession. • When his poodle fell ill with a throat infection, • The artist sent immediately for the country’s ...read more

  • Wrestling With God

    Contributed by Kerry Haynes on Aug 9, 2017
    based on 4 ratings
     | 7,951 views

    There are moments in life that change us forever. Today's story looks at the second of two such moments in Jacob's life, where he wrestled with God in prayer and in pride, and was forever changed.

    Genesis 32:22-31 Wrestling with God Have you ever had a pivotal moment in your life that has forever changed you? For me, one such moment was the day I joined the military. I felt like God wanted me to do something truly significant with my life, and that decision forever changed me. In the ...read more

  • Wrestling In Prayer

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Apr 13, 2018
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,821 views

    Proposition: Effective prayer is characterized by earnestness, ferverency and energy.

    WRESTLING IN PRAYER Text: Col. 2:1-5 Introduction 1. Illustration: During the dark days of the American Revolution, when the Continental Army had experienced several setbacks, a farmer who lived near the battlefield approached Washington's camp unheard. Suddenly his ears caught an earnest voice ...read more

  • Wrestling With God Series

    Contributed by Paul Barreca on Mar 3, 2013
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,693 views

    Here, God empties Jacob of his NATURAL effort and teaches Jacob to trust Him completely.

    What images come to mind when I mention the word wrestling? For some, it is an image of a High school wrestling match. Others happily envision Dad wrestling with his son. And a few of us think of the theater of “professional wrestling” with Iron Rings of death and tag team death ...read more

  • Christian Wrestling

    Contributed by Ronnie Miller on Apr 19, 2013
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,283 views

    Wrestling is a challenging sport. It takes strength, endurance and real self-sacrifice. These guys train and work out hours each day to stay in shape. I’m sure they have a diet they stick too without compromise. It’s what they live and breathe

    Christian wrestling Ephesians 6:12 For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. 13 Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to ...read more

  • The Wrestling Match

    Contributed by James May on Aug 19, 2014
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,268 views

    Jacob wrestled with the Lord all night, until the breaking of the day. The lesson that many us need to learn is that we are all wrestlers, but the time must come when we must let God win or be lost. Our walk will forever be changed just as Jacob's was.

    The Wrestling Match By Rev. James May Jacob’s life had not been an easy one, but he had brought most of his problems upon himself. It had started from the moment he was conceived by Rebekah, after she became the wife of Isaac, who was the son of Abraham. Even in the womb there was a ...read more