Jacob’s Ladder

The story of Jacob’s ladder is well known. There is even a song about it, an old spiritual: “We are climbing Jacob’s ladder…” But I’m thinking the song has it backwards – we aren’t climbing up Jacob’s ladder in order to live in heaven; God is coming down Jacob’s ladder. He is coming to live in us. So maybe we don’t know the story that well after all. Even Jacob didn’t understand the story. It changes everything; it turns the universe upside down. Look again at Genesis 28.10-21. 10 Jacob… Continue reading Jacob’s Ladder