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Susan's Blog: Lessons from the Land

Fri, 12/13/2019

Christmas pageants around the world begin with these introductory words out of the Gospel of Luke: “Now in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent by God to a city of Galilee named...

Tue, 11/14/2017

The ancient city of Caesarea Maritima nestled along the Mediterranean coast was one of the most significant seaports in the world during the time of Herod the Great and the events of the book of...

Lessons from the Land
Fri, 10/27/2017

The city of Caesarea is mentioned a number of times in the New Testament. It is the setting of several critical events recorded in the book of Acts including the Roman Centurion Cornelius’...

Lessons from the Land
Tue, 09/05/2017

Mount Carmel is at the tip of a beautiful 24-mile-long wooded mountain range nestled in-between the Mediterranean Sea to the West and the Jezreel Valley to the East. “Carmel” means...

Lessons from the Land
Fri, 06/30/2017

One of my most memorable experiences in Israel happened many years ago right outside the Old City of Jerusalem. I was living at a school on Mount Zion at the time, pursuing a master’s degree...

Lessons from the Land
Tue, 01/17/2017

A popular mountain peak frequented by tourists in Israel is Mount Bental in the Golan Heights. From the top of this mountain, one can see into Lebanon to the northwest and into Syria to the east...

Lessons from the Land
Wed, 08/10/2016

The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light... (Isaiah 9:2)

The common application of Isaiah 9:2 is a spiritual one in which the “people who walked in darkness...

Lessons from the Land
Thu, 07/28/2016

The biblical, historical, and future significance of the Temple Mount makes it the most hotly contested piece of real estate in the entire world. An example of the extreme sensitivity...

Lessons from the Land
Wed, 06/08/2016

“The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer; My God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold” (Psalm 18...

Lessons from the Land
Tue, 05/17/2016

The first glimpse of the Promised Land that the Israelites had from the east side of the Jordan River must have elicited a range of emotions. After 40 years of wandering in the desert, eating some...

Lessons from the Land

 

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