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Overlooking a Biblical Battleground

One of our visits yesterday was to the traditional site of Elijah’s contest with Baal on Mount Carmel. This location for the contest is probably correct and offers a wide view of the Jezreel valley. The valley has an intense … Continue reading

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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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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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