Last time we focused on the beauty of this Biblical site. It is close to the sea of Galilee. It is actually right on it. Peter and Andrew probably moved here from Bethsaida where it says they were born, to live and work right on the water. This is an unlikely place that the Messiah … More What Happens In Capernaum, Stays in Capernaum!
Before I went to Israel, Capernaum was merely a word on a page. A man leading another tour who is a professor and even writes articles for a major Christian publication said something interesting to me. He said, “You learn so much, before I came here Capernaum was just a word on a page.” That … More Capernaum Not Just a Word!
When you seek to analyze something in an academic way and it happens to pertain to faith, and you are a person of faith, it might not be wise to use the word miracle, or refer to something as miraculous. But, when it comes to the Dead Sea Scrolls, I implore you to prove me … More The Miracle of the Dead Sea Scrolls!
A very short distance away from The Church of John the Baptist in Ein Karem (about 1/2 a mile) up a long hill with stairs all the way to the gate of the courtyard is The Church of the Visitation. Which Visitation are we talking about? We are talking about Mary’s visit to her older … More Crazy Cousin John Part 2 (Israel Trip)
On the third day there was a wedding at Cana in Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there. 2 Jesus also was invited to the wedding with his disciples. 3 When the wine ran out, the mother of Jesus said to him, “They have no wine.” 4 And Jesus said to her, “Woman, what does this have … More God Saves the Party at Cana (Israel Trip)
5 Then I saw in the right hand of him who was seated on the throne a scroll written within and on the back, sealed with seven seals. 2 And I saw a mighty angel proclaiming with a loud voice, “Who is worthy to open the scroll and break its seals?” 3 And no one in heaven or … More Revelation E15 “Did Somebody Blink?” 5:1-6
“4 After this I looked, and behold, a door standing open in heaven! And the first voice, which I had heard speaking to me like a trumpet, said, “Come up here, and I will show you what must take place after this.” 2 At once I was in the Spirit, and behold, a throne stood in heaven, … More Revelation E13, “Rescue Us!” 4:1-6a
14 “To the angel of the church in Laodicea write: These are the words of the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the ruler of God’s creation. 15 I know your deeds, that you are neither cold nor hot. I wish you were either one or the other! 16 So, because you are lukewarm—neither hot nor cold—I am … More Revelation E12, “God’s Spit” 3:14-22
18 Wives, submit yourselves to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord. 19 Husbands, love your wives and do not be harsh with them. 20 Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord. 21 Fathers,[c] do not embitter your children, or they will become discouraged. 22 Slaves, obey your earthly masters in everything; and do it, … More Who Do You Work For? (Workplace Wednesday)
” 26 Then God said, “Let us make man[h] in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the livestock and over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth(Genesis 1:26).” At what point … More Beautiful Killers (Pride)