“For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.” (Romans 6:23, ESV)

23/02/2020 – Morning Service: Wrestling with God

Bible Readings:

Genesis 32, Luke 22:39 – 46

Sermon Outline:

1 – Jacob’s Motto

2 – A Taste of his own Medicine

3 – Stranger in the Night

Genesis 32:22–26 (NKJV)

22 And he arose that night and took his two wives, his two female servants, and his eleven sons, and crossed over the ford of Jabbok. 23 He took them, sent them over the brook, and sent over what he had. 24 Then Jacob was left alone; and a Man wrestled with him until the breaking of day. 25 Now when He saw that He did not prevail against him, He touched the socket of his hip; and the socket of Jacob’s hip was out of joint as He wrestled with him. 26 And He said, “Let Me go, for the day breaks.” But he said, “I will not let You go unless You bless me!”

4 – The Name Israel

Genesis 32:27–28 (NKJV)

27 So He said to him, “What is your name?” He said, “Jacob.” 28 And He said, “Your name shall no longer be called Jacob, but Israel; for you have struggled with God and with men, and have prevailed.”

5 – Jesus’ wrestle

Matthew 26:39 (NKJV)

39 He went a little farther and fell on His face, and prayed, saying, “O My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from Me; nevertheless, not as I will, but as You will.”

Matthew 27:46 (NKJV)

46“My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?”

6 – Don’t let go Until God Blesses you