Joseph has his dream of his brothers and parents bowing down to him and they resent him. The fact that Joseph had a special coat given to him by his father means Jacob had big dreams for him. When Joseph receives the dream telling him that his disgruntled brothers will one day bow down to […]

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After Jacob returns home, he makes it a point to return to Bethel, where he first encountered God. There he looks back over his life journey and remembers how God has faithfully brought him through. This gives him the courage to move forward in the direction God is currently calling him. PPT

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Genesis 28:10-22 “The House of God”

While Jacob is on a long journey, he makes a startling discovery. He has an encounter with God and believes himself to have found The House of God, the place where Heaven and Earth overlap. But the real revelation is much deeper than that. The House of God is never far from any one of […]

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Genesis 18 & 19 “Don’t Look Back”

When the cries of the oppressed in Sodom and Gomorrah go unheard and unheeded, God steps in to deal with the injustice. The innocent are sought out to liberate, but some find it difficult to leave the old ways behind. This is a story about the justice of God and the self-destructiveness of sin. It […]

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