Great Sinner, Great Savior

September 24, 2017 Speaker: Steve Thiel Series: Genesis

Topic: Genesis Passage: Genesis 29:31–33:20

Great Sinner, Great Savior
Christ Proclamation Church
Genesis 29:31-33:20
09/24/2017

Sermon Theme: Before self-sufficient people can enter the Kingdom of God, they must wrestle with God, confront their identity as sinners, repent, believe, and become a new creature in Christ who is transformed by God’s grace.

I. Wrestling With Life – (Gen. 29:31-32:21)
    A. Wrestling With Wives – (29:31-30:24)
    B. Wrestling With Laban – (30:25-31:55)
        1. The Deceitfulness of Laban
        2. The Blessing of God
        3. The Final Conflict With Laban
    C. Wrestling With Esau – (32:1-21)
        1. The Fear of Jacob
        2. The Prayer of Jacob
        3. The Offer of Jacob

II. Wrestling With God - (Gen. 32:22-32)
    A. Conflict With God – (32:22-26)
    B. Confrontation on Sin – (32:27)
        1. God asks, "What is your name?"
        2. Jacob answers, "My name is Deceiver!"
    C. Confirmation of Salvation – (32:28-32)

III. Working With Esau – (Gen. 33:1-20)
    A. Reconciliation With Esau – (33:1-14)
    B. Return to the Promise Land – (33:15-20)

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