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 32:22-31 “Wrestles with God”

In this passage, Jacob wrestles with a stranger through the darkness of the night. The struggle ends up being a blessing, though he’ll always walk with a limp. Our lives too can be characterized as a struggle through a dark night, but also a wrestling with God. To wrestle with God is to be forever […]

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2 Samuel 15:1-12 “Unresolved Issues”

PPT David ignores an issue, hoping it will just go away. But the issues we ignore tend to get bigger, not smaller. The Bible repeatedly calls us to deal with issues we see in our lives, so they don’t become bigger problems. This applies to all areas, including health, relationships, and personal struggles. Sermon begins […]

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