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The Lizard Got There First

JOURNAL OF TRIP TO ISRAEL 2017   19_TEL HAZOR AND TEL DAN Tues June 20 From Hazor, our touring group of archaeologists and volunteers from the dig at Shiloh (directed by Dr. Scott Stripling) journeyed farther north on the same morning to Tel Dan. At the entrance to the Israeli National Park of Tel Dan we […]

Joshua’s Northern Campaign

JOURNAL OF TRIP TO ISRAEL 2017   19_TEL HAZOR … AND TEL DAN Tues June 20   At Tel Hazor, I saw one of the most spectacular views ever.  I could imagine Jabin, the king of Hazor (Joshua 11:1), sitting back on his royal throne, secure in his unconquerable mountain palace, ruler of all the […]

Nazareth First Century Living History Museum

From Megiddo we crossed the Jezreel Valley toward the northeast and came to Nazareth.     There we visited a first-century living history museum. Here is what my 11yo granddaughter// reported after her visit there: “I liked it when the weaver turned wool into thread. I also liked petting and feeding the goats. Also, the […]

  • October 12, 2017
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Name Armageddon: Refers to Location of Megiddo

Continuing up the Mediterranean Coast, we went to Megiddo. There was an amazing view all around.                                                 This is the area identified on Bible maps as Mt. Carmel. It’s actually part of a ridge, […]

Ancient History: At the Beach!

CAESAREA MARITIMA Mon June 19 We went to Cesarea Maritima on the coast.         Not Cesarea Philippi in the north at the foot of Mt. Hermon.               At C.M. we saw the place of Herod’s man-made harbor where St. Paul as a prisoner boarded a ship […]