We often get so caught up thinking about where we'd rather be and what we'd rather be doing, that we forget all the places God has already been with us. But there is a way we we can experience God's presence wherever we are, wherever we go. Jacob's story reminds us that the biggest obstacle to a fulfilling life is us! Preached at Elevation Church. Used by permission.
Speaker: Steven Furtick
Scripture: Genesis 28:10-22, Genesis 32:10-10, Genesis 35:1-7, Psalm 103:2-5, Romans 12:1-1
Lot, David, Jacob and Elijah all have great stories from their "man cave" experiences.We learn about building trust and loyalty, squandering opportunities, conquering depression and wrestling with angels. All of us can have lives that are richer from these colorful "man cave" stories.
Scripture: 2 Samuel 10, 1 Kings 18, Genesis 13 - 14, Genesis 25 - 31
Vows originate with man, and we are wise to fulfill them promptly. Covenants begin with God. These are mutual agreements of solemn and binding force between two parties. Don't make a hasty vow to God. Enter into a relationship with Him through a covenant. Vows and covenants throughout the Bible are extensively discussed.
Speaker: Roger Barrier
Scripture: Genesis 28:20-26, Judges 11:29-40, 1 Samuel 1:11, 1 Samuel 14:24, Matthew 14:1-12
God's presence with man revealed in Christ is traced throughout scripture. God's call in the Garden, the Tabernacle, the Temple, and the saints remind us that He is with us to care for us and save us.
Speaker: Stanley Toussaint
Scripture: Genesis 3:8-9, Genesis 28:12-16, Exodus 13:21, Exodus 15:17, Exodus 25:8-9
Topic: The Birth of Christ
Our 'Me-First' culture may seem like a modern problem, but since the beginning of time, we have been consumed by the internal struggle between who we really are and who we pretend to be. While we can't fool God with our disguises, we can easily lose sight of our true selves while chasing after who the world says we should be. Through the life of Jacob, the identity we all long...
Speaker: Steven Furtick
Scripture: Genesis 25 - 32
When we’re in places of transition and trouble, God shows up to reveal that He has been with us all along. We can learn so much about meeting God when we have wandered far away from Him. IN THE MIDDLE OF NOWHERE In Genesis 28, Jacob was on the run from his brother, Esau. He was traveling from the land of his father, Isaac, to the land of his relative, Laban. One night he...
Author: Steven Furtick
Scripture: Genesis 28:10-22, Genesis 35:1-7, Psalm 103:2-5, Romans 12:1-1