And he said, Your name shall be called no more Jacob, but Israel: for as a prince have you power with God and with men…
I. THAT GOD MANIFESTS HIMSELF FOE THE COMFORT AND PROTECTION OF THOSE WHO TRUST IN HIM ACCORDING TO THEIR NEED (2 Kings 6:17; Psalm 46:1; Acts 27:23, 24).
II. WHAT COWARDS A GUILTY CONSCIENCE MAKES OF US ALL.
III. THE TRANSFORMING POWER OF PRAYER. Mark:
1. The kind forbearance and long-suffering patience of God.
2. The purpose of God concerning us.
(A. F. Joscelyne, B. A.)
Parallel VersesKJV: And he said, Thy name shall be called no more Jacob, but Israel: for as a prince hast thou power with God and with men, and hast prevailed.