Wrestling

Wrestling with God – Genesis 32-33

    Wednesday 08/02/17  Message – Wrestling with God Series: Thru the Bible – Genesis 30-31 [powerpress] ***No Video this week only Audio***   Wrestling with God Chapter 32 These two chapters are filled with wrestling. Jacob found… Wrestling with his fear Wrestling with his memories Wrestling with his loyalties Wrestling with his priorities Wrestling with his conscience Wrestling with his future Wrestling with God V2 – Mahanaim = “Two Camps”   V3 – Messengers (Angels?) to Edom which had been established since Jacob left 20 years prior.   V4-5 – Jacob thought to ease Esau’s potential anger which might still […]

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Sons

All my Sons- Genesis 30-31

  Wednesday 07/26/17  Message – All my sons Series: Thru the Bible – Genesis 30-31 [powerpress] ***No Video this week only Audio***   All my Sons Holy Cat fights Rachel blames Jacob for never getting pregnant – in particular no sons. Jacob says it is God’s judgment. Common practice of surrogate-mothering. Bilhah is given to Jacob Bilhah means “troubled” Bilhah conceives 1st child is Dan=a judge  – “God has judged my case; and He has also heard my voice and given me a son.” Bilhah conceives a second time and gives birth to Naphtali. Then Rachel said, “With great wrestlings I […]

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Laban

Laban, Leah & Rachel – Genesis 28-29

    Wednesday 07/19/17  Message – Laban, Leah & Rachel Series: Thru the Bible – Genesis 27b-29 [powerpress] ***No Video this week only Audio***   Laban, Leah & Rachel Isaac’s anger is NOT long lived… Gen 28:1-5,   “(1) Then Isaac called Jacob and blessed him and directed him, “You must not take a wife from the Canaanite women.  (2)  Arise, go to Paddan-aram to the house of Bethuel your mother’s father, and take as your wife from there one of the daughters of Laban your mother’s brother.  (3)  God Almighty bless you and make you fruitful and multiply you, that […]

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Theft

Identity Theft – Genesis 27

    Wednesday 07/05/17  Message – Identity Theft Series: Thru the Bible – Genesis 25b-26 [powerpress] ***No Video this week only Audio***   Identity Theft Chapter 27 As I said last week, when a parent favors one child above another it will divide the loyalties inside the marriage itself! What should these two parents have done – knowing God’s word concerning their sons? Honesty and seeking God would have been the right answer – not conniving, and underhanded deception! Rebekah told Jacob that if Isaac were to discover their treachery and curse him, his curse would fall on her. I’m not […]

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Isaac

Isaac, Son of Laughter – Genesis 25b-26

    Wednesday 06/28/17  Message – Isaac, Son of Laughter Series: Thru the Bible – Genesis 25b-26 [powerpress] ***No Video this week only Audio***   Isaac, Son of Laughter Chapter 25b – Isaac’s boys are born Isaac was 40 when he married Rebekah Rebekah was barren Isaac’s purpose was to have offspring and perpetuate the covenant. To fulfill God’s purpose in his life REQUIRED him to seek and trust God. He prayed for his wife to conceive. Rebekah prayed and sought God concerning having a child. God answered HER and gave her insight into their future. Children are born to him […]

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