God’s Sovereignty is Better

Life is busy.  There are so many distractions in our daily lives, that we can be easily be influenced by the realities they create for us.  Instead of seeing a loving God sovereignly in control, we see the fallen state of our circumstances, and are driven to worry, doubt, fear, and anxiety.  The truth however, is that God is good, and His sovereignty is too.

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Contending for The Name

The name Jacob means ‘Deceiver’ and eventually he has his name changed by God to Israel, which means ‘God Contended’.  Until recently, I had not realized how important Jacob’s name, and the transformation of his name, are to the story.  After teaching the story of Jacob wrestling with the angel of the LORD to our 3-4 year old class at church, here are some things I learned along the way.

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