Warning Against Idleness and Disorder (2 Thessalonians 3:6-10)

Welcome back Bible friends! We are approaching the end of our study together in 1&2 Thessalonians, but we are going to delay our entry back into port until tomorrow because there is just too much packed into these last verses to get it all in today! So stay aboard and let's finish the week strong! …

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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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