Israel 2020 – Lesson 8: Israel in Pictures

Written by Brother Joel Gehly on Saturday, March 14, 2020. Posted in Special Series

Israel 2020 – Lesson 8: Israel in Pictures

Today, we're bringing you the FINAL installment in our Israel 2020 series, in which we share a few photos and memories from the trip.

 

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Capernaum is a town around the Sea of Galilee where Jesus spent much time. Israel is a land with thousands of years of history and many layers. It is a Biblical archeologist’s dream.

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The home of the Israeli President is open for visitors, and we enjoyed a lecture and tour of the grounds.

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Many churches have been built over the years at locations important to Christians, such as the All Nations Church in the Garden of Gethsemane. 

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Heart wrenching experience. The Holocaust History Museum chronicles one of the darkest periods of the world’s recent history. 

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The old city of Jerusalem has been uncovered with ruins of King David’s palace and many ancient artifacts.

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Written prayers are crammed into every crevice that can be reached, as millions flock to the Western Wall.

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The Western Wall is actually not part of the Temple (in Jesus' day). The wall is a portion of the foundational wall of the Temple Mount area. The prayers offered at the Western Wall were so heartfelt that Gentiles began calling the site the Wailing Wall.

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The Jordan River, just south of the Sea of Galilee. Many tourists flock to this location to be baptized.

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The Qumran Caves are in the area of Israel where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found.

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Really not as comfortable as it looks!

Thank you so much for joining us for this series of lessons learned from the recent trip to Israel!

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