Azekah, Bedouins, Beersheba, Beth Shemesh, Dan Bahat Archaeologist, Dead Sea, Dead Sea Scrolls, Ein Gedi, Elah Valley, Jericho, Jerusalem, Lachish, Life on the Bus, Masada, Masada's Snake Path, Mount Scopus, Qumran, Uncategorized, Wadi Qelt

Beautiful City of God

  Just for fun tonight, I’m going to start with the incidentals, so maybe you'll laugh and be forgiving of any typos or dumb, incorrect things I might happen to say...it's 1:25 a.m. and I can't be held responsible for inaccuracy! Our bus driver, David (pronounced properly DaVEED,) is probably in his early 60’s, almost… Continue reading Beautiful City of God

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Ashkenazic Jew, Bethlehem, Cave of Machpelah / Tomb of the Patriarchs, Children IN Israel, Church of the Nativity, Elah Valley, Evidence, Head Coverings, Hebron, Israeli Food, Khirbet Qeiyafa, Life on the Bus, Muslim Mosque, Oaks of Mamre, Passover, Sephardic Jew, Shepherds & Sheep, Synagogue, Terrain, West Bank

Five Smooth Stones

The Philistines, gathered at Socoh, mobilized their armies for battle. Saul and the men of Israel were encamped in the Valley of Elah, and drew up in line of battle against the Philistines. The Philistines stood on one mountain, and Israel stood on the mountain on the other side, with the valley between them. Goliath of Gath,… Continue reading Five Smooth Stones

Antonia Fortress, Camaraderie, Christian Quarter, Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Death of Jesus, Empty Tomb, Filming Struggles, Golden Gate, Israeli Food, Jesus' Resurrection, Kidron Valley, Life on the Bus, Muslim Cemetery, Muslim Quarter, Ormariyah Boys School, Pool of Bethesda, Russian Orthodox Shrine, Sheep Gate, The Garden Tomb

Because He Lives!

“Now after the Sabbath, toward the dawn of the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb. And behold, there was a great earthquake, for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven and came and rolled back the stone and sat on it. His appearance was like lightning, and his clothing… Continue reading Because He Lives!