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  • Jake The Snake Wrestles God

    Contributed by Mike Turner on Sep 18, 2005
    based on 130 ratings
     | 12,773 views

    A message about Jacob’s wrestling match with God

    Jake The Snake Wrestles God Gen 32:21-32 I grew up watching Pro Wrestling. It was fake way back then, and it’s even more fake now. But I would have never told my daddy that. Me and Daddy used to have a ringside seat beside our black and white t.v. set on Sat’s ...read more

  • How To Wrestle God And Win Series

    Contributed by Paul Decker on Apr 20, 2002
    based on 50 ratings
     | 5,702 views

    We win with God by losing.

  • Forcing God's Blessings? Series

    Contributed by Paul Clemente on Apr 20, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,583 views

    Because we all want to be blessed, we can have a tendency to force a blessing, whether from God or from someone else, when God freely gives blessings!

    In general, what does it mean to be blessed?? The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines to bless as to be cared for, to be spoken well of, to prosper, and to be happy. How many of you think that every person in the world wants to be blessed?? Of course, everyone wants to be blessed! We ...read more

  • Wrestling All Night Series

    Contributed by J. D. Greear on Jul 9, 2013
    based on 4 ratings
     | 12,897 views

    Prayer is the most undervalued resource in our lives and our families and our church. The Bible teaches us that all the blessings that God wants to bestow on us, he does so through prayer.

  • Wrestling With God Submitting The Devil

    Contributed by Michael J Mcinally Jr. on Aug 8, 2015
     | 2,228 views

    This was my first time preaching, I shared this message with the young adult group at our church I pray that someone will find it useful and it helps you grow closer to God.

    Wrestling with God Submitting the Devil Before I was saved, I definitely was living for the world. I was trying to make as much as I could so I could get as much stuff as I could. The more I got the more I wanted and but I never was truly satisfied. I spent a lot years living for me but with ...read more

  • The Wrestling Match

    Contributed by James May on Aug 18, 2014
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,796 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

  • Making Our Complaint To The Lord

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Jun 17, 2014
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,465 views

    Rather than moaning to one another, grumbling about our plight, we should go to the LORD, and lay it out before Him.

    MAKING OUR COMPLAINT TO THE LORD Jeremiah 20:7-13 Jeremiah had been put in the stocks - by the church governor, no less - for having the audacity to speak the Word of the LORD in church (Jeremiah 20:1-2)! Even then, there was no stopping Jeremiah telling it as it is, speaking forth the words ...read more

  • Genesis 32:1-2 – How To Handle The Greatest Conflict Of All Series

    Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Dec 8, 2016
     | 2,252 views

    Twenty years ago, he left the country as a fugitive, with a death sentence on his head. Now, if he is to return, he will either be public enemy number one or one of the best diplomats of his time.

    Genesis 32:1-2 – HOW TO HANDLE THE GREATEST CONFLICT OF ALL Instructions in Diplomatic Integrity – Part 1 Twenty years ago, he left the country as a fugitive, with a death sentence on his head. Now, if he is to return, he will either be public enemy number one or one of the best ...read more

  • Importunity In Prayer

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Mar 29, 2014
    based on 5 ratings
     | 4,510 views

    A short appeal to persevere in prayer.

    IMPORTUNITY IN PRAYER Matthew 15:21-28 Sometimes in the round of life it seems that we are praying by rote - and sometimes not praying at all, but rather ‘saying prayers’. I was impressed with the importunity of the woman of Canaan who approached Jesus in Matthew 15:21-28. Yes folks, ...read more

  • What Does It Take To Be Transformed?

    Contributed by Chris Beam on Sep 11, 2015
    based on 3 ratings
     | 6,986 views

    A look at the process God often uses in helping us to become the kind of people He wants for us to be.

    What Does It Take to be Transformed? Genesis 32:22-32 
Gladys Dunn was new in town and decided to visit the church nearest to her new apartment. She enjoyed the pretty sanctuary and the singing by the congregation, but the sermon went on and on. Worse, it wasn't very interesting. Glancing ...read more

  • Wrestling Match On Earth

    Contributed by William R. Nabaza on Aug 16, 2016
     | 1,551 views

    To show that JESUS CHRIST won over all these enemies and that the LORD JESUS CHRIST lives within me.

    I. EXORDIUM: Who is the Champion in you? JESUS CHRIST. 2 Corinthians 13:5 (Amplified Bible) Examine and test and evaluate your own selves to see whether you are holding to your faith and showing the proper fruits of it. Test and prove yourselves [not Christ]. Do you not yourselves realize ...read more

  • The Wrestling Match

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Oct 5, 2015
     | 2,500 views

    Jacob wrestles with an angel. He receives the name Israel, for he strives with God.

    Genesis 32:22-30 “The Wrestling Match” INTRODUCTION It has been a long time since I have attended a wrestling match. I do remember how exhausted the wrestlers looked after six minutes of wrestling. I can’t imagine what an all-night match would be like. I do know ...read more

  • Survivorman Part 2

    Contributed by Steve Ely on Oct 1, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,509 views

    Livin’ Thru The Dry Times. Learn survival lessons and tips.

    SurvivorMan Pt. 2 I. Introduction One of the lessons that I won’t spend any time on but want to mention to you after that clip is that are times in the dry moments of your life that you have to do things you wouldn’t normally do. There is a flip side to that as well. There are times in the ...read more

  • A Potent Start Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on May 20, 2013
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,817 views

    Jesus was led by the Spirit, and so we should seek to be Spirit-led.

    A Potent Start (Mark 1:12-15) 1. Some people are never happy. A Jewish lady's grandson is playing in the water, she is standing on the beach not wanting to get her feet wet, when all of a sudden, a huge wave appears from nowhere and crashes directly over the spot where the boy is wading. The ...read more

  • God The Adversary/ God The Advocate

    Contributed by Michael Pahls on May 2, 2001
    based on 45 ratings
     | 1,346 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 ...read more