We readily ascend mentally to what Hashem has done in the past. However, in v. 14, He says something different.
- © Julie Lee and John Pennell, Country Gentlemen Music, admin by ICG (SESAC) / Solargrass Music, admin by Bug Music (BMI), In the spring of 1856 with the snow still on the ground Jesus said in John 1:51 "And he saith unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Hereafter ye shall see heaven open, and the angels of God ascending and descending upon the Son of man." And in that case he would not forfeit the protection of HaShem. There are clearly TWO separate identities present. Along the way, he stops to rest, dreaming that night of a tall ladder reaching up to the heavens. Placeholders.enable(); 1(b), p. 1224). Jacob's Ladder is the link between the earth and heaven that Jacob dreams about during his fleeing from his brother Esau. Leaving the protection of his father's house, his covering, I too would have asked for protection. And as you lay us down to rest in the presence of the Lord and lay down to sleep. He was fleeing the threats of his brother Esau and had deceived Isaac. Just who is that person? This is not a reference to a specific number. Jacob Lawrence, Dreams No. Jacob's Dream Critical Reception. Jacob’s “ladder” was probably a highway/causeway to and from the presence of God. Dream Meanings of Versatile. Richard F. Thompson is a long-standing free-lance writer specialising in bluegrass music topics. Another well-known interpretation of Jacob’s ladder is that it is said to be a representation of the history of mankind. In his dream Jacob sees a ladder with angels ascending and descending. Bethel – New World Encyclopedia Conception and composition. “The song itself pretty much tells the story except for the chorus, which we wrote trying to imagine what the boys would be thinking or doing to get out of their predicament. Like his own mother, they worked hard to support their families and survived on very little money. The key point is that Jacob sees this stairway resting on the earth right where he happened to be.