Posts tagged with ‘Jacob’

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Sermon for the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost, August 3, 2014

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Genesis 32:22-31, Psalm 17: 1-7, 16, Romans 9:1-5, Matthew 14:13-21 Jacob wrestled with an angel on his homeward journey. The enemy Jacob encountered turned out to be God’s messenger, one who blesses. Limping after the wrestling match, Jacob was finally ready to be reconciled with his brother, Esau. When we wrestle like Jacob, God transforms […]