Tour Rewind: Carmel, Megiddo, Nazareth

Moving up the Mediterranean Coast and slightly inland, we arrived at the Carmel Range. Upon what is called Mt Carmel, 1 Kings 18 records Elijah's confrontation of the prophets of Baal. In the days of Elijah, the wicked king Ahab ruled, and had ushered in idol worship. At God's command, a contest ensued to determine …

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Israel is God’s Story, and His Signature is Upon Jerusalem

As our Israel tour is fast approaching, a tour theme has emerged: God's story. You see, God is writing a story and, in a profound way, Israel is that story. Think of it: He chose a Jewish land and Jewish people to bless the entire world (Genesis 12:3), and that blessing emanates from Israel! Our …

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Mt Carmel and Megiddo

Two very interesting sites in Israel are Mt Carmel and Megiddo. 1 Kings 18 tells us of the incredible confrontation between the great prophet Elijah and the prophets of the false gods of Baal on Mt Carmel. In a season of time when the Israelites had forsaken the commandments of the Lord to follow the …

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Revisiting Mt Carmel and Megiddo

Welcome back friends! I am so excited about our Israel trip in November, and yesterday I shared a "revisit" of the Mount of Olives (from a previous visit). Today, I'll do the same with two other sites with great Biblical significance. Mt Carmel and Tel Megiddo are two of those places! Perhaps this map helps provide …

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