is bethel, where jacob saw the ladder to heaven the same bethel of martha and mary

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Commentary on John 1:35-51 – Working Preacher from Luther …

The verse also recalls Jacob’s experience at Bethel (Genesis 28:11-12) where he sees a ladder to heaven with angels going to and fro between earth and heaven. The Johannine Jesus is the ladder to heaven, the bridge between heaven and earth, the one who in his humanity and divinity connects us to God and to our true selves.

Christ in the Old Testament – The Gospel Coalition

One such place is Bethel where Jacob slept in his flight from the promised land (Gen. 28:10–22). There Jacob is given a vision of a ladder (probably a ziggurat) which connects heaven and earth. On it, he sees angels ascending and descending the ladder, and at the top he sees a theophany of the Lord himself who renews his covenant promises to …

Bethel – Jacob’s Pillar

On the grey-white Pillar of Jacob; and joy upon all men came When they saw the altar of Bethel (Lia Fail) alight with that golden flame: 16:3 My bridegroom, my chosen, my strong one, in whom my soul had delight, My feet were by thine, my hand was in thine, as they led us to plight Our faith by the Stone my heart was thy heart, My will was thy will,

John 1 Commentary – People’s New Testament

One of them is Jacob’s dream at Bethel (Gen. 28:10-22). In that dream Jacob saw heaven opened and a ladder set up on earth extending from earth to heaven. This sign needs the whole Bible for its development. Another sign is Nebuchadnezzar’s dream (Dan. 2:1-45). In that dream he saw a great image symbolizing the power of the Gentiles.

Life-Study of Revelation – by Witness Lee

51. Ye shall see heaven open, and the angels of God ascending. Jacob, old Israel, in his dream at Bethel, saw the ladder that reached to heaven with the angels upon it . Christ is that ladder, the way from earth to heaven, the way heaven sends messages to the world and the way we must go to reach it.

John 1 Bible Commentary – B. W. Johnson – Christianity

(3) The lights in the church may represent the angels in heaven or the angels whom Jacob saw in his vision ascending and descending the ladder in Bethel (‘House of God’) (Gen.28:12). The lights symbolise the angels because the angels are also called angels of light (2Cor.11: 14).

Lights and Candles – Comparative Theology | St-Takla.org

· Jacob the patriarch marveled at the ladder from heaven to Earth, where angels ascended and descended, and he called the place Bethel, the “house of God” (Gen. 28:10-19). Daniel had “understanding in all kinds of visions and dreams,” (Dan. 1:17).

Ministering Spirits – Executable Outlines

Bethel! The scene of Jacob’s lonely, weary sorrow, where he was brought face to face with the results of the sinful sense which had made him a homeless outcast, where he learned so to know himself that through repentance he could see a ladder of thought ascending to the Father. Was Elisha ready for such self-knowledge and ascension? Jericho!

What To Do With Your Dreams From God | God TV

GOD’S SEERS / Christian Science Sentinel

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