Monthly Archives: February 2013

Jacob’s Well

One of my favorite Bible stories is Jesus’ encounter with the Samaritan woman at the well in John 4. In the story, Jesus breaks down the cultural, religious, and political walls of the time by offering living water to the … Continue reading

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Sea of Galilee

I found it very fitting that today was Sunday because it was an entire day filled with worship. The day was highlighted by a boat trip on the Sea of Galilee during which we paused to remember Jesus calming the … Continue reading

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The Upper Room and Caiphas’ House

Today was a heavy day as we literally walked around some of the exact places where Jesus walked. Definite holy ground. The highlights for me: We began the day by going to the Upper Room where Jesus served communion to … Continue reading

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The Legend of the Sycamore Nut

On a lighter note, I tend to pride myself on having a reasonable amount of common sense. I also pride myself on my knowledge of plant life. Therefore I only have jetlag to blame for the following incident. On our … Continue reading

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Jordan River and Jericho

Today was highlighted by a visit to the Jordan River. The spot we visited is traditionally viewed as the place where Jesus was baptized (Matthew 3) and close to the spot where Israel crossed upon their entry into Canaan (Joshua … Continue reading

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