Welcome to day six in the Jesse Tree Devotionals brought to you by ParentsForChrist.com. Jacob left Beersheba and started toward Haran. At sunset he came to a holy place and camped there. He lay down to sleep, resting his head on a stone. He dreamed that he saw a stairway reaching from earth to heaven, with angels going up and coming down on it. And there was the LORD standing beside him. "I am the LORD, the God of Abraham and Isaac," he said. "I will give to you and to your descendants this land on which you are lying. They will be as numerous as the specks of dust on the earth. They will extend their territory in all directions, and through you and your descendants I will bless all the nations. Remember, I will be with you and protect you wherever you go, and I will bring you back to this land. I will not leave you until I have done all that I have promised you." Jacob woke up and said, "The LORD is here! He is in this place, and I didn't know it!" He was afraid and said, "What a terrifying place this is! It must be the house of God; it must be the gate that opens into heaven."
(Genesis 28:10-17 GNB)
Do you remember any of your dreams? Sometimes do your dreams seem real? As we see here in Genesis 28, Jacob had a dream of a ladder that started where he was sleeping and went all the way up into heaven. On this ladder, or stairway, angels were going up and down it and at the top was God. In the dream God made many wonderful promises to Jacob and when Jacob woke up he realized that it was not just a dream but that it was true.
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