Published on 27 November 2011
JACOB’S DREAM AT BETHEL :
He had a dream in which he saw a ladder resting on the earth, with the top resting to heavens, and the angels of god were ascending and descending on it (Genesis 28.12) – this is the symbol of the Mother of God.
JACOB RECEIVED THE NAME OF ISRAEL (” he struggles with God”) (Genesis 32,28). Years later, Jacob came back to the Promised Land, made up with his brother, Esau. Now Jacob had a big family of twelve sons.
Jacob continued the wrestling match all night just to be blessed; he was persistent; God encourages persistence in all areas of our lives, including the spiritual. Strong character develops as you struggle through tough conditions…