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June 1 – Trip to the Holy Land – The Holocaust Museum

DAY 20 – THE HOLOCAUST MUSEUM Theme – Depravity Read Romans 3:10-26 A visit to Israel is incomplete without a tour of the Holocaust Museum, called Yad Vashem. The museum depicts the rise and fall of Nazi Germany throughout Europe … Continue reading

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May 31 – Trip to the Holy Land – Bethany

Day 19 – BETHANY Theme: The Resurrection & the life Read John 11:17-44 (link to original picture) These words of Jesus are often read at funerals: “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will … Continue reading

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May 30 – Trip to the Holy Land – Tel Aviv

DAY 18 – TEL AVIV THEME: REST Read Hebrews 4:1-12 Several years ago, I was invited to join other evangelical leaders to a Jewish home for an evening meal on Shabbat. It’s an experience I won’t forget. The entire family … Continue reading

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May 29 – Trip to the Holy Land – Magdala

DAY 17 – MAGDALA Theme: Freedom Read Romans 7:15-25 Sometimes it seems like every shovelful of dirt in Israel reveals a fascinating historical discovery. That happened in Magdala just a few years ago. Land was purchased by a priest along … Continue reading

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May 28 – Trip to the Holy Land – The Dead Sea

DAY 16  – THE DEAD SEA Theme: Serving Read Romans 12:3-8 It’s one of the most fascinating spots on earth. It also happens to be the lowest place you can step on this planet. The Dead Sea rests 1300 feet … Continue reading

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May 27 – Trip to the Holy Land – Caesarea Philippi

DAY 15 – CAESAREA PHILIPPI Theme: The Church Read Matthew 16:13-20 A visit to Caesarea Philippi helps us understand why Jesus was the Master Teacher. This city provides a magnificent view of sheer rock at the base of Mount Herman. … Continue reading

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May 26 – Trip to the Holy Land – Boat Ride on the Sea of Galilee

DAY 14 – BOAT RIDE ON THE SEA OF GALILEE Theme: Faith, hope, and love Read Mark 6:45-56 A visit to the Sea of Galilee enables us to understand why Jesus loved this area. He called 11 of his 12 … Continue reading

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May 25 – Trip to the Holy Land – Capernaum

Day 13 – CAPERNAUM Theme: Familiarity Read Matthew 11:20-24 My wife and I have been blessed with an amazing spiritual heritage.  Our parents demonstrated what it means to walk with God. Both our paternal and maternal grandparents knew the Lord. … Continue reading

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May 24 – Trip to the Holy Land – Nazareth

Day 12 – NAZARETH Theme:  Rejection Read Luke 4:14-30 When I was in school, my classmates often called me a nickname. I hated it. Every time I heard that name, it reminded me I wasn’t in the popular crowd. Today, … Continue reading

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May 23 – Trip to the Holy Land – Bethlehem (Herodian)

DAY 11 – BETHLEHEM – THE HERODIAN Theme – Humility Read Philippians 2:1-11 No question about it… Herod the Great loved the good life! The remains of his palaces dot the landscape throughout Israel. Nothing more demonstrates his madness and … Continue reading

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