Did You Know The Dead Sea Scrolls Turned 70 This Year?

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?

The Western Wall: A Holy Wall in The Holy City

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

At Mount Tabor, Close Encounters of the Divine Kind

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

Israel: Myth Buster, Treasure Chest, Surprise

Israel is many things to many people … A land claimed by the world’s three great religions as their place of origin; a challenging melting pot of contemporary world politics, intrigue and conflicts; a surprising land of diverse and astonishing natural beauty, complete with ethnic complexities, historical consequence and Biblical significance; an archaeologist’s treasure chest, … More Israel: Myth Buster, Treasure Chest, Surprise

When God Chooses

Abraham saw the lot, David prepared the blueprint, Solomon constructed it, Babylon destroyed it, God’s people rebuilt it, Herod remodeled it, and Rome burned it to the ground.   Jesus taught in it, He threw money changers out of it, He entered it, time after time, through the Golden Gates and will again. He was mocked, beaten … More When God Chooses

The Beauty of the Dead Sea From Outer Space

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