Author Archives: Sarah

Who do you say that He is?

One of the most spiritually-stirring places to visit in Israel is Caesarea Philippi. Located at the base of Mt. Hermon, it is here that the mouth of the Jordan River is located. At this place, Jesus took his Disciples to … Continue reading

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While shepherds watched their flocks by night…

Near Bethlehem are fields where many generations of shepherds have watched over their flocks. These fields are also the area where the Biblical story of Ruth and Boaz would have occurred. It could have been in these very fields the … Continue reading

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Healing in Gadara

In Matthew 8:28, Mark 5:1-2, and Luke 8:26-27, we read the story of Jesus and His disciples’ visit to the area of the Gadarenes. It was here the demoniac, who had been held captive by the legion of demons, was … Continue reading

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Gamla – where the vultures gather

Gamla was an ancient Jewish city in the Golan Heights. Gamla was built on a steep hill shaped like a camel’s hump, from which it derives its name. In Aramaic, Gamla means “camel.” It is an important historical and archaeological … Continue reading

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The Roar of the Sea

Gazing out over the Mediterranean Sea at Caesarea is a breathtaking experience, especially when the waves are pounding the shoreline. At times, the sea roars. The Bible speaks of this in several places. One of them is Psalm 98: 7. … Continue reading

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Watchmen on the Walls

One of my favorite places to visit and pray over the land is along the Israel/Syria border in the Golan Heights. There is a spectacular overlook that allows one to scan the tops of the fruit orchards below, towards the … Continue reading

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Preparing the Way of the Lord

There is a proposal to build another international airport in Israel. The proposed airport would supplement Ben-Gurion International Airport. The Transportation Ministry is currently looking at options for an international airport that would accommodate five to eight million passengers a … Continue reading

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When storm clouds gather….

In Israel, the rainy season is normally from late October to early May. It is unusual to see rain in June, and yet, on the morning of June 27, dark storm clouds gathered over the Galilee and Golan regions. It … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Army

As you travel the land of Israel, the Bible comes to life before your eyes. The Brook of Gideon at En Harod, is among my favorite places to visit. It was in this area, somewhere in this very water source, … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Holy Land!

On the final approach into Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv, the pilot announces, “Welcome to the Holy Land.” What sweet, beautiful words! From the first glimpse of the land and with each footstep, each mile traveled, you know you … Continue reading

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