Amazing Masada

Let's take a break from the chaos in the world today to explore an awesome spot in Israel! In November, our tour group had the blessed privilege of visiting the steep cliffs of Masada, the mighty Roman fortress built by King Herod. We heard the story of brave Jewish people who captured the vast mesa …

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The Light of the World has Come…Jesus is Our Menorah!

Hanukkah Menorah fully lit at the Western Wall At sundown tomorrow the final light of Hanukkah will be extinguished. Following eight days of joyous celebration, Hanukkah will be over, its lights will burn no longer (until next year), and life will return to normal. While in Jerusalem for the great Feast of Tabernacles (Booths), Jesus …

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Does Hanukkah Point to Christ?

Hi everyone!  Hanukkah begins tomorrow at sundown, and as we look ahead, I hope you are enjoying a bit of insight into the miracle that happened!  We’re in the midst of a series of posts about Hanukkah, so if you don’t know what that miracle was, please review: Looking Ahead to HanukkahThe Miracle of HanukkahHanukkah: …

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Looking Ahead to Hanukkah

Hanukkah, the 8-day Jewish Festival of Lights, begins at sundown December 22 this year (2019). However, because it coincides with Christmas this year, I'll share a series of posts about Hanukkah before turning our sights toward Christmas. Let's begin by focusing on the celebratory nature of the Jewish people. I have often mentioned the Jews’ …

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