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!
400 Years of Silence The events that inspired Hanukkah took place in the midst of “The 400 Years of Silence” or the time between the Old Testament and the New Testament when God appeared to be silent. For Important Israel News Updates To read about Safety In The Holy Land, click here God Uses History … More Israel: From The Maccabees To A Miracle To Hanukkah Donuts
For important Israel News Updates To read about Safety In The Holy Land, click here. A well or a monument…which is the better legacy? The Holy Land is filled with both and the Bible is replete with passages about digging wells and erecting monuments that were suppose to jog memories and keep the past alive. … More A Well Or A Monument…Which Are You Leaving?
For Important Israel News Updates To read about Safety In The Holy Land, click here The Temple Mount, The Center Of Attention In A World With A Short Attention Span If you were one of the thousands googling about safety in the Holy Land the last two weeks in July, the Jerusalem Temple Mount incident … More Safety In The Holy Land, Where A Hill Is The Center Of Attention
For Israel News Updates To read about Safety In The Holy Land, click here. Is the whole Jerusalem Temple Mount episode (July 2017) really about metal detectors? There are metal detectors everywhere else in Israel, not to mention the world, at checkpoints, the entrances to malls and other public places that Israelis, Muslims, Christians and others walk … More The Temple Mount: A Hill, A Powder Keg, Metal Detectors and the Status Quo
One trip to Masada is never enough! Witness the number of people who go back time and time again….seemingly to observe the same scenery yet hearing new voices from history on each visit. Golden Age of Jewish History Masada’s big moment, part of the Second Temple period, 166 BC to 70 AD, is often considered … More Masada, Echoes In Time
Ah….the Jordan, many rivers are more beautiful, countless are longer, wider, deeper, and cleaner, but no other river evokes such affection, serenity or peace, especially in the hearts of God’s people, as the Jordan River, one of 26 rivers in Israel. The Jordan is mentioned 175 times in the Old Testament and about 15 times in the … More The Jordan River…. That Peaceful, Easy Feeling
Happy 70th Birthday to the Dead Sea Scrolls! Discovered in caves near the Dead Sea in 1947, these manuscripts have stayed in the top ten of archaeological finds for 70 years. You can see God’s hand in their preservation, sheltered in clay urns, these fragile artifacts spent centuries in the driest, lowest place on earth. … More Did You Know The Dead Sea Scrolls Turned 70 This Year?
People tried to buy it, others dumped garbage at its foot, paratroopers shed tears on its stones, and men and women from every nation, walks of life and status tuck prayers into its cracks and crevices. It has withstood fire, earthquakes, war, politics and time, to stand immoveable and strong for those wanting to reach … More The Western Wall: A Holy Wall in The Holy City
According to Biblical accounts, the Dead Sea region was a place of refuge for David after he was anointed king and Saul, unhappy with that turn of events, plotted to kill him. It was also the world’s first health spa as Herod the Great, the Queen of Sheba, Cleopatra, King Solomon and many others dallied … More The Dead Sea, Unique, Matchless and Mesmerizing