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Archive - March 2008

CITIES OF REFUGE

(as you travel through the Golan you will be near one of the cities of refuge-Golan-the six cities are listed at Joshua 20:7-8) The Lord calls us to peace and gave a place for refuge Kadesh, Shechem, Hebron, Bezer, Ramoth, and Golan Everyone...

CAESAREA PHILIPPI (Mt 16:13-20)

Baal and Panias both ruled here People through the ages Stood at the gates of hell Worshipping man made gods Cool and inviting in the summertime Jesus brought the disciples all the way here Who am I Jesus asked? Peter replied you are the...

DAN THE PLAN

“they called the name of the city Dan after the name of Dan their father (Judges 18:29) DAN THE PLAN Ancient Laish, captured by Dan The northernmost boundary of the Promised Land Dan dishonored God by their graven image This city started...

HEAD OF THE KINGDOMS

Pharaoh had an ally in Hazor Joshua called it the head of the kingdoms they fought He put it to the sword and burned it to the ground Today the site we see is 200 acres The largest of the ancient cities in Canaan Sitting astride the Via Maris...

ON THE SHORE

The Galilee captures my imagination as I sit on the shore Quietly contemplating Bible verses All of those events happened here This small arena of God’s activity among mankind The sweep of Genesis touches upon the Galilee Jesus lived the...

DO NOT WEEP

Jeremiah 31:16-17. Thus says the LORD, “Restrain your voice from weeping And your eyes from tears ; For your work will be rewarded,” declares the LORD, “And they will return from the land of the enemy. “There is hope...

TABLE OF CHRIST

John 21:15. So when they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, Jesus revealed himself for the third time to the disciples This time on the shores of Galilee Reaching out to teach them The truth that would set them free Christ is...

A MOMENT AT BET SHEAN

Saul and Jonathan’s body hung on its wall Canaanites’ rejoiced celebrating Israel’s fall Later Rome came calling pushing out the folks Who thought they owned this city They didn’t now Rome had it all Times are always...

JEZREEL

Carmel to Bet Shean A valley in the sun Ahab built his capital here Challenging God, God won Peoples through the ages Sought to own this land Fertile soil, gentle climate A perfect place to grow Gilboa and Tabor overlooking As traders and...

PASSING BY EN GEDI

David dwelt in the strongholds of En Gedi This oasis of water and wine Cutting off a corner of Saul’s robe David fled until God’s time Traveling by the Dead Sea We don’t see its importance Minerals mined all the time This...