Forgiveness and Reconciliation – Genesis 33

  In chapter 32 of Genesis we saw how Jacob had a faith crisis. He struggled with his upcoming encounter with Esau. He was concerned for his own safety and the safety of his family. In his faith crisis, Jacob was humbled by the hand of God. He learned that God’s way is always the…

A Faith Crisis – Genesis 32

  Along the journey of the Christian life there are points of faith crisis’. There are times when our faith is put to the test. Such a crisis does not make a man, but it shows what a man is really made of. These tests of faith reveal what is in our hearts. It shows…

Handling Disputes – Genesis 31:17-55

  There is really no way to avoid it. Through out life we find ourselves in the middle of one dispute after another. No two people are exactly alike. If you put any two random people in a room and have them discuss anything they desire, you will soon discover that there is something that…

Wherever He leads I’ll go – Genesis 31:1-16

Here in the first sixteen verses of Genesis thirty-one, we learn a very valuable lesson concerning following the Lord’s plan. As we begin, it is important that we distinguish between the will of God and the plan of God. The will of God is that which God desires for everyone. For example: it is God’s…

The Preaching of Pentecost – Acts 2:14-36

After the Holy Spirit came at Pentecost, those that observed what was happening began to question what was going on. Some even mocked those who were filled with Spirit and made fun of them and claimed that they must be drunk with wine. In response to the mocking and questions, Peter stands up and begins…

Building Blocks of a Family – Genesis 29:1-30:43

What makes a family? There is a great emphasis put on family relationships in the scriptures. But, what exactly is a family and what makes a family? As we study the life of Jacob in the book of Genesis we see several building blocks of a family. Marriage (29:1-30). All families must begin with a…