August 9th, 2017
God Directs Steps and Stopovers
Genesis 35:1 (KJB) And God said unto Jacob, Arise, go up to Beth-el, and dwell there: and make there an altar unto God, that appeared unto thee when thou fleddest from the face of Esau thy brother.
God did not give Jacob a choice in this matter of flagrant idolatry. He commanded Jacob to go to Bethel. It was not to be a stopover, but to be a dwelling place for him. Jacob was not ... Continue Reading →
April 25th, 2017
Wrestling of Wills
Genesis 32:24 (KJB) And Jacob was left alone; and there wrestled a man with him until the breaking of the day.
Jacob wrestled with a man all night. This was not just any man but a physical manifestation of God.
God could have at any time taken Jacob down and ended this unflattering struggle but God chose to let Jacob continue to scuffle against Him for a stretch. Sometimes He allows you and me to wrestle for a ... Continue Reading →
February 19th 2016
Do You Live In A“Pig Pen” Or “Spiritual Palace”?
Then Jacob said unto his household, and to all that were with him, Put away the strange gods that are among you, and be clean, and change your garments: (Genesis 35:2 KJV)
Many houses in this world need “a Jacob of this day.” A person who cares enough to establish boundaries in a home according to a God oriented order.
Yes, God has a specific pattern or order for our lives. His ... Continue Reading →
December 6th 2015
Are you alive on this earth and for all eternity?
I am the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob? God is not the God of the dead, but of the living. (Matthew 22:32 KJV)
This scripture verse contains one of God’s great “I am’s” recorded in the Bible. This verse proclaims succinctly that God is the living God of Abraham, Isacc, and Jacob. He is the God of the living. The god of ... Continue Reading →
Have you been spiritually crippled so God can bless you?
And Jacob was left alone; and there wrestled a man with him until the breaking of the day. And when he saw that he prevailed not against him, he touched the hollow of his thigh; and the hollow of Jacob’s thigh was out of joint, as he wrestled with him. (Genesis 32:24-25 KJV)
God will do whatever necessary to break the will of an individual. God took upon Himself a ... Continue Reading →
Do you desire your own way; or the way of God?
And it came to pass, that when Isaac was old, and his eyes were dim, so that he could not see, he called Esau his eldest son, and said unto him, My son: and he said unto him, Behold, here am I. And he said, Behold now, I am old, I know not the day of my death: Now therefore take, I pray thee, thy weapons, thy quiver ... Continue Reading →