Do You Know This Place?

This imposing butte was home to an ancient Herodian palace, making this landmark significant in many ways. It is a remote wilderness stronghold, near the Dead Sea, built by King Herod as a multi-tiered winter palace. (He built several opulent palaces in Israel.) The aerial view clearly shows storerooms where grain and crops were stored. …

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Worship with Believers in Israel, Israel College of the Bible and Caesarea Maritima

There is a little-known Baptist encampment in Israel that draws worshippers from around the world, including local Messianic Jews! Experiencing worship there and meeting brothers and sisters we will likely never see again this side of heaven was an incredible blessing. My prayer is for you to be able to "put yourself there" and enjoy …

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Celebrating Christmas Through the Eyes of Witnesses

Merry Christmas! As we celebrate the birth of the Christ child, let's consider the eye witnesses to the spectacular event. When the angel, Gabriel, appeared to a young teenage virgin, he announced, “Rejoice, highly favored one, the Lord is with you; blessed are you among women!” (Luke 1:28) Initially Mary must have been taken aback, …

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Promised Land Stories – Kings: Herod vs Jesus

Happy Lord's Day, my friends! Today, Hermana shares a story about the power of Jesus in the life of a Palestinian man. Though Herod had great power as a king, no one trumps the power of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, whose power is in the resurrection! One day, we too will be either …

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