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A Day of Biblical Sites – and Relaxing Along the Sea of Galilee

After a weekend at the Dead Sea, we began our final morning there with worship at 6:45am. We then began our trek north to Galilee and visited great sites along the way. We stopped at Qumran, the site linked to the … Continue reading

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Remarkable video of a flood in the Harod Valley, Israel

Israel is having its heaviest winter rains in 30 years. The good news is the rising water levels in the Sea of Galilee, the country’s principal reservoir. The bad news is the flooding that can come with heavy rainfall. Check … Continue reading

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The Harod Spring, or How Gideon Selected 300 Men for Special Ops

Gideon and all the people who were with him rose early and encamped beside the spring of Harod. And the camp of Midian was north of them, by the hill of Moreh, in the valley. (Judges 7:1, ESV) There are few Bible … Continue reading

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A Full Day Seeing Sites in Israel

Internet time costs something where we are staying tonight, so I’ll save pictures and video for tomorrow when we (should) have free wireless access again. Our list of sites is long, so we’ll do a simple list: Megiddo: We walked … Continue reading

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Day 2: Harod, Jezreel and Mount Carmel

We visited the Spring of Harod, Jezreel, Megiddo and Mt. Carmel today. I will save most of Jezreel and all of Megiddo for later posts, but here are some highlights from the other sites. We left this morning to visit … Continue reading

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