Slow-Motion Crisis Leaving Jerusalem on highway 1 and making a left turn onto highway 90, the Dead Sea, with the red Moab Mountains of Jordan rising on its eastern shore, is a sliver of blue out the front window of the bus. According to historical records and past accounts, the sea or lake, which straddles … More The Dead Sea, Environmental Crisis or God’s Perfection
Nineteen passages in the Old Testament promise the Israelites a land “flowing with milk and honey,” a prophetic, pleasing phrase that expresses God faithfulness and devotion to His people. Exodus 3:8 – So I have come down to rescue them from the power of the Egyptians and lead them out of Egypt into their own … More Super Cows, Super Bees…..Super Faithful God
The Mount of Beatitudes is believed to be the setting of Jesus’ famous Sermon On The Mount, found in Matthew Chapters 5 through 7, and there is also a short version in Luke 6: 17 – 26. This is Jesus’ longest recorded sermon, and it describes the traits He was looking for in His followers. … More Beautiful Mount Of Beatitudes on the Sea Of Galilee
In existence from the 150 B.C. to 750 A.D., Capernaum was a city built along the edge of the Sea of Galilee. The town, which Matthew in his Gospel refers to as Jesus’ “own city” (Matthew 9:1) is not mentioned in the Old Testament. Capernaum’s Importance Located on the highway from the Mediterranean coast to … More Capernaum, Jesus’ “Own City”
His Special Delight Describing the Sea of Galilee, the Rabbis say, “Although God has created seven seas, yet He has chosen this one as His special delight.” Set in the hills of northern Israel, the harp-shaped Sea of Galilee, a significant Biblical and scenic area, will delight you with an overpowering sense of peace as … More “His Special Delight,” The Sea Of Galilee
1986 during a drought that caused the waters of the Sea of Galilee to significantly recede, a wooden vessel, dating from the first century when Christ walked those same shores, was discovered near Nof Ginosar on the Sea of Galilee’s northwestern shore. Studies have determined the type of wood as cedar and oak, the style … More A Gift From The Sea Of Galilee
Discouraged and Looking For Comfort At Mensa Christi, the beautiful spot on the Sea of Galilee where Jesus met the Disciples after His resurrection and made them an early morning breakfast, there is a plaque from Luke 5: 5, “At Thy word I will let down the net” which summarizes the early faith and … More Mensa Christi, “Who Came Looking For Who”?
Apostle Paul and Caesarea Caesarea, usually the first stop on any Holyland itinerary, was an important city in the life of the Apostle Paul and the New Testament Christians. The city figures prominently in the New Testament as it is mentioned at least seventeen times. Acts 23 tells of Paul being delivered to Caesarea in the company … More Caesarea, Built By Herod And Visited By Paul