Category Archives: Trip to the Holy Land

June 4 – Trip to the Holy Land – Gethsemane

DAY 23 – GETHSEMANE Theme: Agony Read Matthew 26:36-47 Descend the Mount of Olives, and you discover a peaceful garden called Gethsemane amidst crowded streets filled with tourist buses, vendors, and pedestrians. Next to the Garden of Eden, it may … Continue reading

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June 3 – Trip to the Holy Land – The Mount of Olives

DAY 22 – THE MOUNT OF OLIVES Theme: Passion & Prophecy Read Zechariah 14: 2-11 The view from the Mount of Olives provides a magnificent panorama of the Temple Mount and the Old City of Jerusalem. From the western slopes … Continue reading

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June 2 – Trip to the Holy Land – Megiddo

Day 21 – MEGIDDO Theme: Victory Read Revelation 16:1-21 I’ve lived near Cleveland for nearly 40 years. I will never forget the celebration in the summer of 2016 after the Cavaliers won the NBA championship – Cleveland’s first professional sports … Continue reading

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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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