Bible: Gen 28:16-22

28:16 Then Jacob woke up 1  and thought, 2 Surely the Lord is in this place, but I did not realize it! 28:17 He was afraid and said, “What an awesome place this is! This is nothing else than the house of God! This is the gate of heaven!

28:18 Early 3  in the morning Jacob 4  took the stone he had placed near his head 5  and set it up as a sacred stone. 6  Then he poured oil on top of it. 28:19 He called that place Bethel, 7  although the former name of the town was Luz. 28:20 Then Jacob made a vow, saying, “If God is with me and protects me on this journey I am taking and gives me food 8  to eat and clothing to wear, 28:21 and I return safely to my father’s home, 9  then the Lord will become my God. 28:22 Then this stone 10  that I have set up as a sacred stone will be the house of God, and I will surely 11  give you back a tenth of everything you give me.” 12 

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