Dec 06

Prince Who Limped, Pt 7 – Bless Me!

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series Prince

I will not let you go unless you bless me! Jacob made this statement when he was wrestling with God at Peniel (Gen 32:26). But is such determination complimentary? Is it appropriate for the creature to demand anything from his Creator? Should … Continue reading

Dec 05

Prince Who Limped, Pt 6 – God’s Plan

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series Prince

In the last article, we looked at destiny and what it means. Each of us is born with a destiny. At a minimum, that means that God has designed a purpose or destination for our life. Some people believe that destiny … Continue reading

Nov 28

Prince Who Limped, Pt 5 – Jacob’s Destiny

This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series Prince

Jacob was born with a destiny.  So was I – so were you. But what does that mean? Is destiny the equivalent of predestination? Do I have any choice in the end result or is my “fate” set in stone? … Continue reading

Nov 27

My destiny

Updated on Nov 27, 2010 “Destiny” is a very misunderstood word. To many people today, it means “fate.” They believe that they are destined to do or be something and it is entirely beyond their control to change it. That … Continue reading

Nov 27

Prince Who Limped, Pt 4 – God’s Objective

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series Prince

Why was God “wrestling” with Jacob? Many people find this episode (in Genesis 32) confusing. Consequently, there are many different interpretations of the event. Our previous articles have suggested that the “man” who wrestled with Jacob was actually God. Another … Continue reading

Nov 26

Prince Who Limped, Pt 3 – How to Wrestle With God

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series Prince

What does it mean when the Scripture (Gen 32:24-31) talks of Jacob “wrestling” with God? How does one do such a thing? And, is it an appropriate activity for ALL of God’s children? One interpretation of what was happening between … Continue reading

Nov 26

Prince Who Limped, pt 2 – Who was the man?

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series Prince

Who was the “man” who wrestled with Jacob in Genesis 32? Most commentaries agree that the man was in some way a representation of God. Some say that the event was a dream in which God appeared to Jacob in … Continue reading

Nov 26

Prince Who Limped

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series Prince

Over 40 years ago, I read a portion of Scripture that has fascinated me ever since. That Scripture is found in Genesis chapter 32 where we read about Jacob “wrestling” with a “man” all through the night. My understanding was … Continue reading