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  • The Wrestling Match

    Contributed by James May on Aug 18, 2014
    based on 4 ratings
     | 7,723 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

  • The Wrestling Match

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Oct 5, 2015
     | 2,854 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

  • The Wrestling Match

    Contributed by James May on May 3, 2001
    based on 41 ratings
     | 3,197 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

  • Wrestling Match With Heavenly Dad! Series

    Contributed by Bala Samson on Nov 18, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,242 views

    Who do you think said these words? God to Jacob! This scripture arrested me! I kept meditating until I got choked with emotions!

    Wrestling match with Heavenly Dad! Let Me go………. Genesis 32:26"………..Let Me go, for the day breaks…………." Who do you think said these words? God to Jacob! This scripture arrested me! I kept meditating until I got choked with ...read more

  • A Holy Wrestling Match

    Contributed by Robert Higgins on Aug 23, 2006
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,800 views

    What happens when you wrestle with God?

    A Holy Wrestling Match Have you ever wrestled with someone bigger and stronger than yourself? Needless to say, it isn’t a pleasant experience, since you are generally destined to lose. All of the tricks in the book, including trying to curl up and keep the other person from flipping you over and ...read more

  • Wrestling Match On Earth

    Contributed by William R. Nabaza on Aug 16, 2016
     | 1,666 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

  • A Metaphor For Prayer: Jacob's Wrestling Match

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Dec 30, 2014
    based on 11 ratings
     | 3,738 views

    A brief outline on which to build a prayer-night sermon.

  • Jake The Snake Wrestles God

    Contributed by Mike Turner on Sep 18, 2005
    based on 130 ratings
     | 13,133 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

  • God Encounters: Jacob Series

    Contributed by Wesley Bishop on Jun 20, 2004
    based on 38 ratings
     | 5,222 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

  • A Long Day's Night

    Contributed by Donnie De Loney on Jul 14, 2006
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,503 views

    Jacob’s Wrestling match with the man of God how it changed Jacob to Israel.

    Jacob the Wrestler Genesis 32:22 – 32:32 Today we’re going to look at Abraham’s 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, manipulator, ...read more

  • Smackdown! The Trickster Vs. The Hipster Series

    Contributed by Daniel Habben on Aug 14, 2006
    based on 20 ratings
     | 2,951 views

    In this strange wrestling match between Jacob and God, friends struggle with one another and the weaker overcomes the stronger. Find out how God used this wrestling match to help Jacob mature in his faith.

    Although I don’t watch pro-wrestling (my parents didn’t allow it lest I practice “piledrivers” on my little sister), I do get a kick out of the wrestlers’ names. There’s Junkyard Dog, Johnny Nitro, The Boogeyman, and The Big Show just to name a few. On our final episode of “Jake TV,” we’ll witness ...read more

  • It's Hard To Go Back Series

    Contributed by Roger Thomas on Aug 16, 2005
    based on 15 ratings
     | 2,926 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

  • Wwf (Wrestling With The Father)

    Contributed by Paul Tuck on Jan 20, 2002
    based on 250 ratings
     | 22,913 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

  • Wrestling

    Contributed by John Beehler on Aug 1, 2002
    based on 115 ratings
     | 6,323 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

  • Jacob Shows Us How To Conquer God Series

    Contributed by Joel Pankow on Jun 24, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,100 views

    This title seems blasphemous, yet it can be understood correctly when we look at how Jacob faced his own weaknesses in return home to Esau. THis is the final sermon in a series of four on Jacob.

    June 26, 2005 Episode IV - The Return of the Jacob - Genesis 31-32 The easiest position to play in the sporting world is that of the armchair quarterback. You don’t have to exercise. You don’t have to risk injury to your body. All you have to do is sit in a nicely cushioned chair of an ...read more