“The Mystery of the Rapture” from the Mount of Olives

Got time for a good teaching this weekend? If so, how about settling in with a cup of coffee to take in Amir Tsarfati's The Mystery of the Rapture, taught live on the Mount of Olives! If you have been to Israel, you are sure to be taken back to that memorable place overlooking Temple …

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Happy Palm Sunday!

In the midst of worldly turmoil, we kick off Passion Week today and set our sights on the most significant event of the year for Christians: Resurrection Sunday.  But that is next Sunday.  Passion Week begins today with Palm Sunday. As was Jesus’s custom, he traveled from the Galilee area (where the vast majority of …

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A Week that Changed History

Friends, Jesus came to earth on a very specific mission, and He fulfilled it in one week that changed history.  As a Jew, Jesus made dozens of trips to Jerusalem for feasts and festivals...all of which paint a picture of the Messiah.  But one Passover was different, as the Messiah became the sacrificial lamb that …

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The Mount of Olives and the Kidron Valley

Just beyond the eastern wall of Jerusalem lies the Kidron Valley and the Mount of Olives.  Technically speaking, the Mount of Olives is a mountain range running north-south (Mount Scopus, Olivet, Mount of Scandal).  The Kidron Valley lies between Jerusalem and the Mount of Olives.  Here's a map to provide some perspective.  (Temple Mount and …

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