The Ladder and The Stairway 12 13 20
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The Ladder and The Stairway 12 -13 -20
I. THE LADDER Genesis 28: 10 -15 VOICE 10 Meanwhile Jacob left Beersheba and traveled toward Haran. 11 As dusk approached one day, he came to a place where he could stay for the night. He saw stones scattered all around and put one of them under his head; then he lay down to sleep. 12 During the night, God gave him a dream. He saw a ladder set up on the earth, and its top reached to the heavens. He saw some messengers of God ascending and descending on it. 13 At the very top stood the Eternal One: “I am the Eternal One, the God of Abraham your father and the God of Isaac. The land on which you are now lying is the land I have promised to give to you and your descendants.
I. THE LADDER Genesis 28: 10 -15 VOICE 14 Your descendants will be as many as there are specks of dust on the earth. You will spread out to the west, east, north, and south. Through your descendants, all the families of the earth will find true blessing. 15 Know I am with you, and I will watch over you no matter where you go. One day I will bring you back to this land. I will not leave you until I have done all I have promised you. ” A. B. C. 100% initiated by God towards Jacob Not based on Jacob’s worth or works Resulted in a life-changing encounter
II. THE STAIRWAY John 1: 50 -51 TPT 50 Jesus answered, “Do you believe simply because I told you I saw you sitting under a fig tree? You will experience even more impressive things than that! 51 I prophesy to you eternal truth: From now on you will see an open heaven and gaze upon the Son of Man like a stairway reaching into the sky with the messengers of God climbing up and down upon him!” A. B. C. 100% initiated by Jesus is the Stairway connecting Heaven to Earth There is an open heaven because of Jesus
The Ladder and The Stairway I. THE LADDER A. 100% initiated by God towards Jacob B. Not based on Jacob’s worth or works C. Resulted in a life-changing encounter II. THE STAIRWAY A. 100% initiated by Jesus B. Jesus is the Stairway connecting Heaven to Earth C. There is an open heaven because of Jesus