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Jun 11, 2017

Sometimes a relationship with God is described as a walk, other times it can be more aptly described as a wrestling match. The most dramatic and transformative event in the life of Jacob was the night he wrestled with God. Martin Luther considered this text the most "obscure passage in the Old Testament." It's mysterious, intriguing and powerful. What happened on that fateful night? Why would God wrestle with Jacob? What was the purpose and result in Jacob's life? The human experience is full of struggle and full of wrestling. How might this encounter recorded in scripture shed light on our own struggles and dealings with God?