Galilee Orientation

We spent about three days in the area around the Sea of Galilee.  Scripture speaks often of this area, so let's take a look at it! On this map you will see Megiddo and Nazareth, two cities we have already discussed.  Following visits there, we traveled eastward to the Sea of Galilee, where Tiberias became …

Continue reading Galilee Orientation

Nazareth, Boyhood Home of Jesus

While traveling eastward toward the Galilee area, we passed through Nazareth, the boyhood home of Jesus.  Today, what was once a tiny Jewish village is now a predominantly Palestinian Arab city of 70,000, known by some as "the Arab capital of Israel." Luke 4:16-30 provides the account of Jesus returning to Nazareth as an adult …

Continue reading Nazareth, Boyhood Home of Jesus

Mt Carmel and Megiddo

The trip was so fast-paced that I didn't have time and opportunity to share about every single place.  Mt Carmel and Tel Megiddo are two of those places, so we'll go there today! Perhaps this map helps provide a visual of where these sites are located: Mt Carmel is just south of Haifa, on the Mediterranean …

Continue reading Mt Carmel and Megiddo