Theophanies

Jon Taylor

Jacob’s Ladder

Jacob had stolen his brother Esau’s birthright and in an effort to escape from him, he was making his way speedily to Haran which is around 500 miles from Beersheva. Even from inside his

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Jon Taylor

Who was the Angel of the Lord?

Throughout the Tanakh (Old Testament) in the law, writings and the prophets, we read about the ‘Angel of the Lord’ or sometimes a ‘Man’ or the ‘Captain of the army of the Lord’ who

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Jon Taylor

Moses at the burning bush

For hundreds of years interpreters have offered multiple explanations concerning a symbolic meaning attached to the burning bush. The very mention is a fascinating paradox capturing the imagination. To mention just a few; God

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Jon Taylor

Wrestling with God Genesis 32:22-32

This intriguing passage concerns Jacob wrestling a mysterious stranger until the break of day. Over the centuries numerous scholars have offered various views concerning the identity of the person Jacob encountered. The famous adage

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