Sermons

Lord in the Mess

February 28, 2021 Preacher: Ryan Brice Series: Genesis: Origins - The Promise

Passage: Genesis 29:1–30:24

The Lord Guides Jacob as He Heads for the Mess (Genesis 29:1–19)

  • Jacob arrives and meets his kin
    • Genesis 29:1–14
  • Jacob works seven years as a bride price for Rachel
    • Genesis 29:15–20
    • Genesis 24:50-51

The Lord Allows Jacob to Suffer the Consequences for His Sin (Genesis 29:20-30)

  • The deceiver becomes the deceived as Laban fools Jacob on his wedding night
    • Genesis 29:21–25
    • Luke 12:2-3
  • Jacob must serve another seven years to marry Rachel
    • Genesis 29:26-30

The Lord Works Within a Bitter Sibling Rivalry to Continue His Redemptive Plan (Genesis 29:31–30:24)

  • Both sisters use their children against the other
    • Genesis 29:32–35
    • Genesis 30:8
    • Genesis 30:14-21
  • Both sisters use their handmaids in their battle
    • Genesis 30:1–7
    • Proverbs 14:30
    • Genesis 30:9–13
    • Romans 12:17
  • The Lord shows grace to both sisters
    • Genesis 29:31
    • Genesis 30:22–24
    • Psalm 34:18

So What?

  • Do I trust the Lord to accomplish His purposes when surrounded by the messiness of this world?
    • Isaiah 46:8–10
    • Romans 8:28–30

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