Jacob, like many of us faced a huge dilemma in life, he had stolen his brothers blessing from their Father. This caused Jacob to think God had left him due to the stealing of the birth right. Little did Jacob know; God had already spoken before he was born that Jacob would rule over his brother Esau. Jacob's life changed when he had a strong encounter with God that forever changed his life. Many of us have missed the mark in life that has caused fear to grip our lives. Jacob realized God was still with him, this developed a desperation that God responds to, he would not let go of God until He blessed Him. This desperation moved the Hand of God changing his life forever. You and I are no different, when we grab a hold of God with all our hearts, we show God our faith in Him is real. Discover the what the essence of faith in God is through the persistent pursuit of God.