Dedicated To All Women Followers Of Jesus Over the years on trips to Israel, driving along the Sea of Galilee from Tiberias to Capernaum, we would see an intriguing archaeological dig in progress on the western shore of the lake, tantalizingly near the Mount of Beatitudes, Mensa Christi and other Galilean sites. Finally in 2014, … More Magdala, A View Into The Life And Times Of Mary Magdalene
What did Jesus mean when He said “I tell you that if these should keep silent, the stones would immediately cry out.” Many think it is about the reality of non-believers singing Christmas Carols and others feeling the urge to attend church on Christmas and Easter….reminding us that no matter how hard the world tries, … More The Garden Tomb…The Very Stones Will Cry Out!
If the world were to experience a modern Pompeii-like disaster and you met your demise with your new IPhone in hand, archaeologists in future centuries could reconstruct your existence, time and story in full detail….your IPhone would spill the proverbial beans. Coins and pottery are the IPhones of the past. Pottery fragments fairly shout out … More Tel Dan Stele Spills The Beans
Fact Checking Everyone loves to “fact check,” and it is usually done for good reasons. God is expressly specific throughout the Bible, He includes dates, places, people and customs. He has fleshed out inspired passages with facts that can be historically checked. Doesn’t it peak your interest when you read in John’s Gospel that the disciples netted 153 fish? That is … More Not Your Ordinary Shepherds, These Guys Were Special
One of Seven Ancient Wonders Petra, named one of the seven ancient wonders of the world in 2007, lies in a remote valley basin south of Amman and north of Aqaba in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Wreathed in mystery and sheltered from view by soaring, impenetrable rock cliffs, Petra’s story is the stuff of … More Petra Part One: Legend, Myth, Apocalypse
It is absolutely imperative at the outset that you come to terms with this simple yet life-changing truth: God is for you. If you don’t believe that, then you’ll pray small timid prayers; if you do believe it, then you’ll pray big audacious prayers. Mark Batterson. The Philistines aggravated the Israelites, waging war and causing … More Giants, Both Biblical and Proverbial, Are Real
A “Tel” is not short for telephone, nor is it a habit that gives you away….a Tel is the site of an ancient city and most are Biblical. In the Old Testament, God instructs the Israelites to destroy pagan cities, leave them in ashes and walk away from the rubble. Sometimes they did and sometimes they didn’t….we know, … More What Is A Tel?
For Israel News Updates To read about Safety In Israel, click here Truth or Fiction? Most attacks on the historicity and the veracity of the Bible in the early 1900’s began with the premise that there were no secular records that contained evidence verifying Biblical accounts about the flood, the life of King David, or even the numerous … More Pools of Bethesda Puzzle Archaeologists
Bet She’an, “house of rest” or “place of quiet,” is located four miles west of the Jordan River, fifteen miles south of the Sea of Galilee, and about forty-five miles north of Jericho. Tel Bet She’an lies where two fertile valleys, the Harod Valley and Jordan Valley, meet. The Harod Valley and the Harod River … More Bet She’an, Where Archaeology Meets The Bible
Throughout its history, Megiddo’s gates and walls have witnessed the armed struggles of Assyrians, Canaanites, Egyptians, Greeks, Israelites, Persians, Philistines, and Romans. If you add in the Turks, Germans, French and English, Israelis and others…from ancient to modern wars….Megiddo has seen it all! Importance Of Megiddo Megiddo is an important junction on the main road … More Tel Megiddo, Who What and Where