Humility Precedes Honor

By |January 22nd, 2011|Daily Inspiration|

[The Man] asked him, What is your name? And [in shock of realization, whispering] he said, Jacob [supplanter, schemer, trickster, swindler]! And He said, Your name shall be called no more Jacob [supplanter], but Israel [contender with God]; for you have contended and have power with God and with men and have prevailed. -Genesis 32:27-28 AMP Humility Precedes Honor By Eryka T. Johnson In Genesis 32, Jacob wrestled with the angel because he understood that there was no way to successfully reconcile with his brother Esau without the blessing and favor of God. Even with all the wrestling Jacob did, [...]