Tour Rewind: Lebanese and Syrian Borders and Caesarea Philippi

Beauty of Banias Hi friends! I hope you are enjoying our tour rewind! While touring, there was so little time to share all that we saw and experienced, yet there is so much worth sharing! For example, our time in far north Israel was definitely a tour highlight! For starters, the Lord prepared a genuine …

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Tour Rewind: Tabgha, Capernaum, Sailing on the Sea of Galilee and Baptisms

As you can tell, our tour was jam-packed with unusual experiences, as well as stops at major sites important to us as believers in Christ. This particular set of sites is certainly filled with meaning. First up was Tabgha. Though this is one of my all-time favorite places to sit and contemplate, we had precious …

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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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Jerusalem: the Grand Finale

Our final day in Israel proved to be extra special as we visited very significant holy sites and had a wonderful time at our farewell meeting/dinner. Temple Mount from the Mount of Olives Our day began on the Mount of Olives, where we got a view of Temple Mount. Imagining Jesus on that very mount, …

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