Day Eleven

-Building the Community-

We are increasingly becoming aware of the high tension in Israel. Are we helping to make a difference in God's plan for Israel? By standing with them.
We are increasingly becoming aware of the high tension in Israel. Are we helping to make a difference in God’s plan for Israel? By standing with them.
The view from the Herodian fortress in Bethlehem. Another masterpiece of Herod the Great. Yet it all lies in ruins. What will the world say about our life after we lay silent in the grave? From the most famous man to the poorest wretch on earth, all will die.
The view north toward Jerusalem from the Herodian fortress in Bethlehem. Another masterpiece of Herod the Great. Yet it all lies in ruins. What will the world say about our life after we lay silent in the grave? From the most famous man to the poorest wretch on earth, all will die.
Water cistern upon the mountain.
Water cistern upon the mountain.
Side view of the Herodian. Herod built the top half of this mountain
Side view of the Herodian. Herod built the top half of this mountain
Teachable moments on a terraced hill with gardens. We are told in Proverbs not to move the ancient landmarks which are the walls that divide each family garden.
Teachable moments on a terraced hill with gardens. We are told in Proverbs not to move the ancient landmarks which are the walls that divide each family garden.
A visit to the model city of Jerusalem in Jesus' time. Also context and history lessons along with it.
A visit to the model city of Jerusalem in Jesus’ time. Also context and history lessons along with it.
Memories for these two! Of having lived in Jerusalem for 6 months at this apartment. Then an hour long hike through the city to our hotel.
Memories for these two! Of having lived in Jerusalem for 6 months at this apartment. Then an hour long hike through the city to our hotel.

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