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The ladder represents Jesus (John 1:51)

BibleGateway: Genesis 28:10-17

ESV Text: Genesis 28:10-17

KJV Text:

The section starts at about 1:12 and ends at about 2:42

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     10 And Jacob went out from Beersheba, and went toward Haran. 11 And he lighted upon a certain place, and tarried there all night, because the sun was set; and he took of the stones of that place, and put them for his pillows, and lay down in that place to sleep. 12 And he dreamed, and behold a ladder set up on the earth, and the top of it reached to heaven: and behold the angels of God ascending and descending on it. 13 And, behold, the LORD stood above it, and said, I am the LORD God of Abraham thy father, and the God of Isaac: the land whereon thou liest, to thee will I give it, and to thy seed; 14 And thy seed shall be as the dust of the earth, and thou shalt spread abroad to the west, and to the east, and to the north, and to the south: and in thee and in thy seed shall all the families of the earth be blessed. 15 And, behold, I am with thee, and will keep thee in all places whither thou goest, and will bring thee again into this land; for I will not leave thee, until I have done that which I have spoken to thee of.

     16 And Jacob awaked out of his sleep, and he said, Surely the LORD is in this place; and I knew it not. 17 And he was afraid, and said, How dreadful is this place! this is none other but the house of God, and this is the gate of heaven.(KJV)

Hymn: TLH 29:
Through all the Changing Scenes

— Organ Audio

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1. Through all the changing scenes of life, 
In trouble and in joy, 
The praises of my God shall still 
My heart and tongue employ. 

2. Of His deliverance I will boast 
Till all that are distrest 
From my example comfort take 
And charm their griefs to rest. 

3. Oh, magnify the Lord with me, 
With me exalt His name! 
When in distress to Him I cried, 
He to my rescue came. 

4. The hosts of God encamp around 
The dwellings of the just; 
Deliverance He affords to all 
Who on His succor trust. 

5. Oh, make but trial of His love! 
Experience will decide 
How blest are they, and only they, 
Who is His truth confide. 

6. Fear Him, ye saints, and you will then 
Have nothing else to fear; 
Make you His service your delight, 
He’ll make your wants His care.