Sermon Topic: Jacob

The New Israel

Date: March 10th, 1946  |  Scripture: Genesis 32:24  |  Topics: Blessing, Esau, Israel, Jacob, Promise

And Jacob was left alone; and there wrestled a man with him until the breaking of the day.

Prevailing with God

Date: November 6th, 1955  |  Scripture: Genesis 32:24-32  |  Topics: Blessing, Esau, Jacob, Power, Strength, Struggle, Wrestle

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. And he said, Let me go, for the day breaketh. And he said, I will not let thee go, except thou bless me. And he said unto him, What is thy name? And he said, Jacob. And he said, Thy name shall be called no more Jacob, but Israel: for as a prince hContinue Reading

Emblems of Jacob’s Pilgrimage

Date: May 18th, 1958  |  Scripture: Genesis 25:26  |  Topics: Birth, Humanity, Israel, Jacob

And after that came his brother out, and his hand took hold on Esau’s heel; and his name was called Jacob: and Isaac was threescore years old when she bare them.

Isaac and Jacob – Heirs of the Promise

Date: May 25th, 1958  |  Scripture: Hebrews 11:9  |  Topics: Birthright, Election, Esau, Heir, Isaac, Jacob, Prayer, Promise, Submission

By faith he sojourned in the land of promise, as in a strange country, dwelling in tabernacles with Isaac and Jacob, the heirs with him of the same promise:

The Exceeding Bitter Cry

Date: June 8th, 1958  |  Scripture: Genesis 25:24-28  |  Topics: Birthright, Esau, Inherit, Jacob, Promise

And when her days to be delivered were fulfilled, behold, there were twins in her womb. And the first came out red, all over like an hairy garment; and they called his name Esau. And after that came his brother out, and his hand took hold on Esau’s heel; and his name was called Jacob: and Isaac was threescore years old when she bare them. And the boys grew: and Esau was a cunning hunter, a man of the field; and Jacob was a plain man, dwelling in tents. And Isaac loved Esau, because he did eat ofContinue Reading

The Angel Ladder

Date: June 15th, 1958  |  Scripture: Genesis 28  |  Topics: Angels, Dreams, Intercession, Jacob, Messengers

And Isaac called Jacob, and blessed him, and charged him, and said unto him, Thou shalt not take a wife of the daughters of Canaan. Arise, go to Padanaram, to the house of Bethuel thy mother’s father; and take thee a wife from thence of the daughters of Laban thy mother’s brother. And God Almighty bless thee, and make thee fruitful, and multiply thee, that thou mayest be a multitude of people; And give thee the blessing of Abraham, to thee, and to thy seed with thee; that thou mayest inherit theContinue Reading

The Closing Years of Joseph

Date: September 14th, 1958  |  Scripture: Genesis 45-50  |  Topics: Death, Egypt, Jacob, Manasseh, Pharaoh, Sorrow, Suffering

Then Joseph could not refrain himself before all them that stood by him; and he cried, Cause every man to go out from me. And there stood no man with him, while Joseph made himself known unto his brethren. And he wept aloud: and the Egyptians and the house of Pharaoh heard. And Joseph said unto his brethren, I am Joseph; doth my father yet live? And his brethren could not answer him; for they were troubled at his presence. And Joseph said unto his brethren, Come near to me, I pray you. And theyContinue Reading

The Gathering of the Clan

Date: September 28th, 1958  |  Scripture: Genesis 49:8-10  |  Topics: Israel, Jacob, Judah, Prophecy, Sheep, Vision

Judah, thou art he whom thy brethren shall praise: thy hand shall be in the neck of thine enemies; thy father’s children shall bow down before thee. Judah is a lion’s whelp: from the prey, my son, thou art gone up: he stooped down, he couched as a lion, and as an old lion; who shall rouse him up? The sceptre shall not depart from Judah, nor a lawgiver from between his feet, until Shiloh come; and unto him shall the gathering of the people be.

The Exceeding Bitter Cry

Date: February 28th, 1960  |  Scripture: Hebrews 12:16-17  |  Topics: Birthright, Blessing, Darwin, Esau, Jacob, Repentance, Worldliness

Lest there be any fornicator, or profane person, as Esau, who for one morsel of meat sold his birthright. For ye know how that afterward, when he would have inherited the blessing, he was rejected: for he found no place of repentance, though he sought it carefully with tears.

For This Child I Prayed

Date: May 10th, 1964  |  Scripture: 1 Samuel 1-3  |  Topics: Adversary, Children, Hannah, Jacob, Mother's Day, Nazirite, Polygamy, Samuel, Self-Denial, Sunday school, Voice of God, Worship

Now there was a certain man of Ramathaimzophim, of mount Ephraim, and his name was Elkanah, the son of Jeroham, the son of Elihu, the son of Tohu, the son of Zuph, an Ephrathite: And he had two wives; the name of the one was Hannah, and the name of the other Peninnah: and Peninnah had children, but Hannah had no children. And this man went up out of his city yearly to worship and to sacrifice unto the LORD of hosts in Shiloh. And the two sons of Eli, Hophni and Phinehas, the priests of the LORD,Continue Reading