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Archive - March 2008

GATES OF ZION

(The Lord loves the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob. Ps 87:2) Nehemiah’s gates were well laid on a foundation of rock The Lord recalls His house We go from private to public entering these gates The Lord calls us to...

GETHSEMANE

Gethsemane was a wonderful place to stay Olive trees for shelter A quiet retreat from the chaotic city They had eaten their evening meal together The disciples didn’t know it was the “Last Supper” Jesus led them to Gethsemane...

KIDRON VALLEY (Jeremiah 31:40)

We walked across the Kidron Valley By the tomb of Absalom Up the other side towards the Temple Mount It was very tiring and demanding Judas kissed Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane The soldiers took Jesus Walking him across the Kidron Valley To...

MOUNT OF OLIVES-HE WEPT

(Luke 19:41-42. As he approached Jerusalem and saw the city, he wept over it and said, “If you, even you, had only known on this day what would bring you peace—but now it is hidden from your eyes.) Jesus wept over the city As He...

BREAD

Bread is the staff of life Found in every civilization One of the oldest prepared foods Needed for sustenance of life Bread is good for us I love bread Especially when it is fresh from the oven Burning your fingers as you eat Early in the...

BETHLEHEM

O little town of Bethlehem Jesus born in you Proclaimed by ancient servants God’s Word is heard in you This little town No fame was found Except the Savior Came quietly at His birth in you David’s place Shepherd’s place Holy...

ROSE OF SHARON

(“I am the rose of Sharon, and the lily of the valleys.” Solomon 2:1) A Shulamite woman is like a rose Look at the flowers that blanket Sharon A beautiful rose, perfect in every way A picture for us to imagine Jesus isn’t...

CAESAREA BY THE SEA

Roman, Byzantine, Crusader Choose your age of study Caesarea was important to each Today it is ruins and sand Don’t be fooled by its look Once it stood graceful and rich and cruel The wealth of the world flowed through here Making this...

MUHRAQA

What do you see from Carmel’s heights? Pharaoh’s conquering army? Assyrians marching to Jerusalem? Babylon taking Israel to captivity? Ancient civilizations all came by here Everyone knew this place Elijah came so all would...

MEGIDDO

Fifty-five hundred years ago, when urbanization began Megiddo dominated the countryside, its history begun Occupied through the ages, everyone stopped to fight Including the British General Allenby A powerful Canaanite city, defeated by...