Author Archives: Sarah

In His Footsteps…Bethsaida

Bethsaida means “house of fishing.” It is a place mentioned in the New Testament. In this fishing village, among the residents were Philip, Andrew, and Peter. (John 1:44) James and John most likely came from here. Jesus clearly knew Bethsaida … Continue reading

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In His Footsteps…The Mount of Beatitudes

“Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted. Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth. Blessed are they which do hunger and … Continue reading

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In His Footsteps…Exploring Caeserea Philippi

I love living in Israel. The Bible truly comes to life, as I walk in His footsteps. Exploring this land, His land, is such a privilege. One of the places I like to visit is Caeserea Philippi. Take this journey … Continue reading

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Bet Shean

 Bet Shean Located at the intersection of the Jezreel and Jordan valleys, about a half hour’s drive from the southern end of the Sea of Galilee is a major Biblical city, Bet Shean.  It is one of the most ancient cities … Continue reading

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Dominus Flevit

Located on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem, Dominus Flevit (The Lord Wept) commemorates the Lord’s weeping over Jerusalem, as recorded in Luke 19. The Bible says that as Jesus gazed across the Kidron Valley into the Temple, He warned … Continue reading

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Dor

Tel Dor – Tel Dor is an archaeological site located on Israel’s Mediterranean coast, south of Haifa. The town itself was founded in the Middle Bronze Age, around 2000 B.C.), and ends in the Crusader period. The port dominated the fortunes of … Continue reading

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Bruchim Habaim

Military bases are located throughout the country of Israel. Much of the Golan Heights is used for military training. While on a recent prayer journey with other intercessors to pray along the Jordanian, Syrian, and Lebanese borders, we stopped by … Continue reading

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THE VALLEY OF ELAH

From this view atop Azekah, Goliath watched as the young shepherd boy David approached the brook in the valley and choose five smooth stones. As he descended the hilltop with the goal to annihilate David and further intimidate the Israelites, Goliath … Continue reading

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Chattering Cranes….

Isaiah 38:14 speaks of “chattering like a crane.” During this time of year, countless cranes migrate through Israel as they make their way from Scandinavia to Africa. The noise of the cranes fills the air, as they seek the warm … Continue reading

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Rich in history…rich in beauty

Mount Gilboa lies along the lower Galilee’s gateway between the Jezreel Valley and the Jordan Valley. The ridge, which rises to about 1700 feet, was the site where King Saul and his three sons, Jonathan, Abinadav, and Malkishua, died after … Continue reading

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