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Jacob's Ladder: A Hidden Prophecy of Jesus and His Followers

Discussion in 'Salvation (Soteriology)' started by Jeff Wickham, Sep 18, 2019.

  1. Jeff Wickham

    Jeff Wickham New Member

    United States
    Jacob's dream about a ladder had two parts - the ladder itself, and God's promise about a seed. Both parts describe one another, and both parts are a prophecy about Jesus. Jesus was the ladder (John 1:50-51). Jesus was also the seed. Paul points out in Galatians 3:16 that this seed of Abraham (and Isaac and Jacob) was only one individual, namely, Christ.

    But the plot thickens. In Galatians 3:26-29 Paul reveals a startling insight: if we are united with Christ, then we are part of that one-and-only seed. Although the seed is singular, it is composed of many parts. Since the promised seed and Jacob's ladder both describe one another, this means that Jacob's ladder is also composed of many parts. The ladder represents Jesus, both head and body. This union of Christ and believers is the means by which God pours out His heavenly blessings on the world.

    How does union with Christ affect your efforts to bless the world?

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