Category Archives: Trip to the Holy Land

May 22 – Trip to the Holy Land – Bethlehem (Shepherd’s Fields)

DAY 10 – BETHLEHEM – THE SHEPHERDS’ FIELDS Theme: The Incarnation Read  Luke 2:1-14 Bethlehem today looks nothing like it did at the birth of Christ. The sprawling city of 40,000 people is filled with street vendors, souvenir shops, tourist … Continue reading

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May 21 – Trip to the Holy Land – Machaerus

DAY 9 – MACHAERUS Theme: Suffering Read Matthew 14:1-12 About 100 years before the birth of Christ, a mountaintop fortress known as Machaerus, was constructed over-looking the barren landscape of the eastern shore of the Dead Sea.  It stands alone, … Continue reading

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May 20 – Trip to the Holy Land – Bethany

DAY 8 – BETHANY BEYOND THE JORDAN Theme:  Magnify Read John 3:23-30 Who was the last of the Old Testament prophets? We might say it was John the Baptist. When he was asked about his identity, John replied in the … Continue reading

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May 19 – Trip to the Holy Land – Qumran

DAY 7 – QUMRAN Theme: Accuracy & Authority of the Word of God Read 2 Timothy 3:14-17 Do you believe the Bible is the Word of God?  If so, why?  After all, the Bible reminds us that “All Scripture is … Continue reading

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May 18 – Trip to the Holy Land – Ein Gedi

DAY 6 – EIN GEDI Theme: Worship Read Psalm 46:1-11 Nothing is quite as refreshing as a cool drink on a hot summer day! Maybe that’s one reason I love Ein Gedi so much. If you ever visit Israel in … Continue reading

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May 17 – Trip to the Holy Land – Mt. Nebo

DAY 5 – MT. NEBO Theme: Holiness Read Deuteronomy 32:48-52 Moses has often been called, “the greatest leader of Israel’s history.” Yet the Bible also describes him as “the meekest man in all the earth” (Numbers 12:3). He wasn’t always … Continue reading

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May 16 – Trip to the Holy Land – The land of Edom & Petra

DAY 4 – THE LAND OF EDOM & PETRA Theme: Believe Read Numbers 21:4-9 Petra – just the word creates a sense of mystery!  Most people who visit the Holy Land today want to include a visit to this ancient … Continue reading

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