No matter where you stand in the Jezreel Valley, located in northern Israel and also known as the Valley of Armageddon, you can see the rounded visage of Mount Tabor. Located at the nexus of many ancient travel routes that crisscrossed Palestine, Mount Tabor served as a strategic sentinel during Biblical times and a symbol … More At Mount Tabor, Close Encounters of the Divine Kind
Beautiful photos of Israel and the Dead Sea just published today, March 13th! Above is an incredible photo of Israel from outer space. You can view the Sea of Galilee at the top right, with the Jordan River and valley traveling across the picture, then emptying into the Dead Sea. The aqua blue segments seen at the photos far left are mineral pools … More The Beauty of the Dead Sea From Outer Space
On our May 2016 Trip to the Holy Land, many people on our tour told us that traveling to Israel had been on their bucket list. Laurie, who said “I had always dreamed of seeing the Garden of Gethsemane. That was really what I wanted to see. When I saw it today, it was everything I needed it … More Does Your Bucket List Include The Holy Land?
In 2014, the British newspaper, The Telegraph, included the Holy Land among the top 25 destinations on their Ultimate Travel Bucket List. Surprisingly, the article did not use the name “Israel,” only naming the Holy Land. The HOLY LAND…. the nation-state of Israel IS Holy Land to millions who have traveled to this Biblical land … More Five Faith Reasons To Go To The Holy Land
After our May 2016 tour to the Holy Land, one participant remarked, “What you read in the newspapers and hear on the nightly news is entirely different from what you experience in the Holy Land.” Anyone who has traveled to the Holy Land will echo this statement, however, the question…..Is it safe to travel to Israel?…. … More Is It Safe To Travel To Israel, The Holy Land?
Here is our 12 Day May 2016 visit to the Holy Land in Videos…..watch and enjoy! Video #1 – Intro, Why Travel To Israel, Overview, Day Three (First Full Day in Israel) 11:20 min – Visiting Mensa Christi, Capernaum, Mount of Beatitudes, sailing on the Sea of Galilee and being baptized (Open The Eyes Of … More Rich and Cheryl’s May 2016 Tour To The Holy Land
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
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”
The view from Mount Carmel is panoramic. If you look down the east side of the mountain, the Plain of Jezreel, also called the Valley of Megiddo or Armageddon, lies just below. The Nazareth ridge lies to the northeast and from the top of the mountain, one can look out over the blue Mediterranean Sea … More Mount Carmel, A Symbol Of God’s Closeness
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