El Bethel

The name El-bethel occurs only once in the Bible. It's the name that Jacob gave to the place near Bethel where he had seen the famous ladder from earth to heaven, when God sent him back there to commemorate that event. The word אל (El) is either a semi-personal name of God, or the commonly accepted abbreviation of Elohim, the genus God: God of Bethel, the name of the place where Jacob had the vision of the ladder, and where he built an altar.

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Monday Motivation – What’s Your Name?

What's Your Name? "Becky, Kathy, Casper, Ginger, oh whatever your name is..." mom's voice was shrill and exasperated by the time she went through the list of names in our…

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