S: Israel & Greece 2011
BC: made just for carli with love -- aunt diane
FC: Israel & Greece March 2011
1: We boarded a bus at South Church and headed to Detroit for our first flight. Playing banana-a-gram to help the time pass in the New York airport waiting for our flight to Tel-Aviv.
5: Joppa | Joppa could be referred to as "the place of the reluctant missionary." Jonah was sent to Nivevah but decided at first to go in the opposite direction from here until his experience with God's persistence. Peter needed a dream about clean animals before going to Cornelius. (Acts 10)
8: Medittarian Sea | Nutella Crepe!!
10: Caesarea by the Sea
11: Herod's Palace
13: Caesarea Aqueduct
14: The Lord is my shepherd; I have all that I need. Psalm 23:1
17: This is a view of the Megiddo Valley. It is historically a place of violence and will be the place of the final battle on earth.
18: Manger & Tunnel at Megiddo
19: Mount of Precipice
20: Nazareth Village
22: Synagogue | Olive Press Well
23: The Light of the world announced the beginning of His public ministry in the synagogue in Nazareth...but was rejected.
24: Sea of Galilee
25: Peace Be Still......
26: "Blessed are the poor in spirit for theirs is the kingdom of heaven." Matthew 5:3
27: The Mount of Beatitudes
28: "I will remember You from the land of Jordan" Psalm 42:6
29: Head Waters of Jordan River in Dan
31: "High Place" in Dan
32: St. Peter Fish
34: The Grotto of God Pan
36: "You are the Christ..."
37: And they...entered the synagogue, and He taught..."
38: "...After sending them home he went up into the hills by himself to pray..." Matt.14
39: "So Jesus told all the people to sit down on the ground. Then he took the seven loaves and the fish, thanked God for them, and broke them into pieces...They all ate as much as they wanted..." Matt. 15
40: Baptism of Jesus by John the Baptist in the Jordan River
41: Gideon Springs
44: crops in the desert
46: Dead Sea
50: 5 climbers
52: En Gedi | Qumran | Dead Sea Scrolls
54: Abraham's Tent: Abraham told us how the Lord brought him from Ur to Egypt and back to this land of promise.
55: We are children of Abraham by faith. Romans 4:1
58: Caiaphas House | Church of the Rooster
59: The Upper Room
62: Church of St. Anne | Church of All Nations | Temple Mount
63: Old City
64: Bethleham B | Bethlehem
68: Old City Jerusalem | Stone Pavement John 19:13
70: Pool of Siloam
71: Temple Model
72: Steps of Ascent: "Lift up your hands and praise the Lord..."
74: Welcome To Athens Greece
76: We left Israel and traveled to Greece following the path of the early mission movements that took the gospel to the ends of the earth. God did this. He took the initiative and the Holy Spirit empowered people and drew sinners to Jesus even in the midst of paganism. "For of Him and through Him and to Him are all things, to Whom be glory forever. Amen!" | Olympic Stadium 2004
79: The Odeon of Herodes Atticus is a stone theatre structure located on the south slope of the Acropolis of Athens. It was built in 161 AD by Herodes Atticus in memory of his wife, Aspasia Annia Regilla. Classiccal Concerts are still performened in this theatre. | Athens, Greece
83: Mars Hill
85: Mycenae--An ancient civilization whose people may have been ancestors to the Philistines. | Bee-Hive tomb
86: "I have many people in this city..." Acts 18:10
87: Erastus Inscription | Corinth, Greece
88: Ancient Corinth, Greece
89: Corinth Canal