Here, God empties Jacob of his NATURAL effort and teaches Jacob to trust Him completely.
God provides for us and demonstrates his love by blessing our labor.
Jacob’s trials in Haran teach us the Lord sends trials into our lives to test our commitment and to refine us to me more like Jesus.
What did God do for Jacob, and what does that teach us about the Destination Unknowns in our life?
This sermon focuses on the broken relationship of Jacob and Esau. We will learn that broken relationships must be healed through confession and forgiveness in a way that honors both TRUTH in judgement and GRACE in forgiveness.
The story of Jacob’s favor focuses on the question of our ability to be used by God, and demonstrates that the nature of His grace is completely independent of human effort.