GENESIS 32

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Genesis 32:1-12

IN PRAYER

 

Introduction - Vss. 1-9 - Jacob was in trouble.  He was returning home which much wealth and a large family. But Brother Esau was coming to meet him with 400 men.  After getting a birth right and blessing that Esau thought was rightfully his, Esau had, years earlier, promised to kill Jacob.  Jacob needed help and turned to God. When we have a need, we too, can turn to God.

 

RELY ON GOD'S WORD - Vss. 9, 12 - Remember what God has promised, and claim the promises of God.

 

RECOGNIZE YOUR OWN UNWORTHINESS - Vs. 10 - When we come in prayer, we do not come in our own righteousness, but in the name of Christ. John 14:13-14

 

REQUEST GOD'S HELP - Vs. 11 - Be honest with God about your need..

 

(To show how God answered this prayer, discuss the rest of Genesis 32.)

 

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