Let’s Explore Caesarea Philippi

We are just over 2 months away from our journey to Israel, and one of our stops will be Caesarea Philippi, an area rich in ancient history, not only of Peter proclaiming Jesus as the Christ, but also of pagan idolatry at a place called the Gates of Hell. We will see the places where …

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Two of My Galilee Favorites!

Other than Jesus, who is your favorite Bible character? I've got many "favorites," but I have to say I most often identify most closely with Peter. He seemed to have a knack for falling, yet Jesus wouldn't allow him to fail! Don't you feel that way sometimes? Tabgha is a favorite place of mine because …

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What Do You Know about Caesarea Maritima?

Caesarea by the Sea In Israel, there are two Caesareas. But before we discuss where the two are located, can you take a guess from where the name "Caesarea" may have come? If you believe it may have been named for Augustus Caesar, you are correct! Caesarea Philippi is located in the far north of …

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A Week that Changed History: Biblical Foundation

As Resurrection Sunday approaches, we are in the midst of the "Christian Super Bowl," the most important time of the year! In fact, today is Good Friday, at which time we remember the sacrificial death of Jesus to atone for our sins. On Sunday we celebrate the risen Christ, and if that were not true, …

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