Cultivated Wounds sermon video. Have you seen a mother (or father) overlook their child’s negative tendencies and excuse those tendencies away rather than correct them? How about you? By doing this, Rebekah cultivated wounds in an undisciplined child and made an easy way for the many wounds and scars Jacob would experience in life.

HEALED WITHOUT SCARS
By Pastor Delbert Young

Cultivated Wounds sermon video

Cultivated Wounds sermon video

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Cultivated Wounds sermon video

Genesis 25:28; Genesis 37:34-35; (KJV) Psalms 22:3; (NLT) Psalm 22:3-5; Acts 16:23-26

Life has a way of cultivating our natural inborn negative tendencies of manipulation, truth stretching, deceit, pretense, lust, anger, etc. This sets us up for wounds. The problem is not a person’s natural inborn negative tendencies. These are simply symptoms of the true problem. The true problem is the lack of a true and active presence of God.

We see how this can come about in the story about Jacob. Jacob’s name (Ya`aqob) means heel catcher, i.e. supplanter.According to dictionary.com, “supplanter” means to take the place of (another), as through force, scheming, strategy, or the like. Those were Jacob’s natural negative character tendencies. He came out of Rebekah’s womb grabbing his brother Esau’s heel trying to take Esau’s place as first born (Gen 25:26). Sadly, Jacob’s mother helped cultivate those negative tendencies rather than adjusting them. She justified his negative character tendencies without discipline. Does anyone see that happening today? Have you seen a mother (or father) overlook their child’s negative tendencies and excuse those tendencies away rather than correct them? How about you? By doing this, Rebekah cultivated an undisciplined child and made an easy way for the many wounds and scars Jacob would experience in life… (continue sermon notes)

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