Sermons from July 2020

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Wrestling with God, Asking for a Blessing


Based on Genesis 32 There is a lot of drama in Jacob’s life, with deep family hostilities characterizing his life, much of it, his own doing. He has been on the run for the past 20 years, fleeing to his Uncle Laban’s home. The trickster Jacob, has met his match in his equally devious Uncle […]

Surely God was in This Place, and I, I did not Know it – Genesis 28

by Jacob is running away from home to escape the wrath of his brother Esau whom he has just cheated out of his birthright and their father’s blessing. Esau is out for his brother’s blood. Jacob’s mother, Rebekah, covers up for him, making up an excuse to her husband  that it would be a bad […]

Birthright Blessing – based on Genesis 25 & 27


  Birthright Blessing In the fall of my freshman year of college at PLU, my brother came to take me to lunch. I was excited to see him and share all of my news. A few minutes in, he revealed the true reason he came to see me. He wanted to tell me that he […]

The Function of Freedom is to set others Free


  Welcome to our worship on July 5, 2020 – recorded from our Live Zoom worship at 10am. Let us know if you ever want to join us live on Zoom. Send us an email at Posted by United Church In University Place on Sunday, July 5, 2020 Romans 7:18-20; 24-25 18 I know […]