A perfect wrap up day. We got all of our things packed up and headed out in the bus for several more stops. The first was The Garden Tomb, the traditional burial place of Jesus. We also saw “the place of the skull”- Golgotha. It was incredibly peaceful; knowing that we serve a God who … More A Taste of Honey- Day 14
“Remember only that I was innocent and, just like you, mortal on that day. I, too, had a face marked by rage, by joy and pity, quite simply, a human face!” Benjamin Fondane (murdered at Auschwitz) The Holocaust Museum was our first destination of day 13. After everything we see God doing in this nation, … More A Taste of Honey- Day 13
We spent all our time in Jerusalem today- mainly underground. But before then, we were able to go up to the Temple Mount. It is a very restricted area- the epicenter of the struggle in the Muslim/Jewish world. We also went through Hezekiah’s tunnel, an awesome engineering feat.
We walked through the streets of Jerusalem, first going to the Mount of Olives. It was an incredible view! There, Mr. Stan went through the majority of the story woven through the Bible. God’s hand is still on this nation! The city of Jerusalem is somewhat of a tel; we walked underneath and it is … More A Taste of Honey- Day 11
Today, we are heading for Jerusalem! We left our hotel by the Sea of Galilee this morning— making stops along the way to Jerusalem. We started out with a quick hike to Bet Shean. On the one side of the hill was a fairly steep cliff, where we looked down into the ruins of a … More A Taste of Honey- Day 10
Day 9 was spent in the northern part of Israel. We took a walk along part of the Jordan river in the land that was Dan’s inheritance. We also visited the site that indicated worship to the golden calf, brought about during Jeroboam’s reign. Caesarea Philippi was a place of ancient pagan worship. It was … More A Taste of Honey- Day 9