Jacob wrestles with God in order to get past his past. Like so many people today, he didn't have the confidence to face the future because of the guilt of the past.
Don't miss the dance! Never let fear reduce your life to the role of a boat-preserver when you've been called to walk on water. Get out of the boat!
The Fatherhood of God: He is a good and perfect Father. There is none to whom we can compare Him. He is always the contrast, meant to be worshiped.
Entering the Promised Land without God’s presence would still be an accomplishment for the fame of God, yet at the expense of losing friendship with God.
Serve the mountain notice that your God is bigger. Speak to the Mountain: If faith can’t move your mouth, it won’t move your mountain.
We can learn a little somethin’ from our pal, Mater: Our dents are valuable. Every dent we have can bear the beauty of grace and redemption. Our scars speak of God’s steadfast and unconditional love.
There was a young Taiwanese man who was determined to win the heart of a girl who didn’t want much to do with him, so he began writing her love letters.
Praying hard is going twelve rounds with God, much like Jacob wrestling with the angel well into the night (Genesis 32:22-32).
The Pharisees teach us a very important spiritual lesson about religious activity and legalistic belief systems. Never assume that activity for God is tantamount to knowing God.
Forgiveness is the divine miracle of grace. The cost to God was the Cross of Christ. Never accept a view of the fatherhood of God if it blots out the atonement.