Articles from Israel

Contemplating the Resurrection of Jesus

Although many hold the Garden Tomb as the authentic site of the death and resurrection of Jesus, the levelheadedness of history and archaeology begged to differ. The tomb represents a...   Read more

Bethlehem—A Picture of Our Own Redemption

The little town of Bethlehem didn’t begin well. Jacob buried his favorite wife, Rachel, on the way to Bethlehem (Genesis 35:19). The town was associated with a corrupt priest who...   Read more

A Place of Remembrance . . . How Could Anyone Forget?

This morning we toured the sobering Holocaust museum, called Yad Vashem. The Hebrew words Yad Vashem means, “a hand and a name,” an idiom from Isaiah 56:5 that refers to a memorial. A place...   Read more

No Fear of Sharks

A saltwater swim without hearing the Jaws theme. Only at the Dead Sea. Watching the swimmers with me was Dr. Terry Boyle of bus 5, who told me: Well, we’re at the...   Read more

The Jordan River—A Place of Transition

This part of the Jordan River has seen significant transitions in Israel’s history. Amazingly, the waters of the river parted here: For Joshua, as Israel entered the Promised Land for...   Read more

Bus 9 at En Gedi

Bus 9 shares photographic moments together at En Gedi and met a little visitor, a coney, otherwise known as a rock badger in Proverbs 30:26. Debbie SherlingTeal Bus 9  Read more

I Walked and Prayed There

Today I walked and prayed where Jesus walked and prayed.   Phil BruceGold Bus 3  Read more

Crown of Thorns

The tree of thorns from which the Crown of Thorns might have been made. When full grown the thorns can be 4 inches long. Deedee SnyderSapphire Bus 6  Read more

David’s Fateful Point of View

Flanked on two sides by steep valleys, the ancient City of David enjoyed a tremendous military advantage—making it relatively easy to defend. At the summit, a stepped-stone structure represents one...   Read more

The Dome of the Rock at Sunrise

The Dome of the Rock at sunrise.  This Muslim mosque is a beautiful structure. Temporary, but beautiful nonetheless. One day soon, the law of eminent domain will apply and the...   Read more

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