• Sunrise over the Sea of Galilee
  • Jerusalem
  • High Place at Dan
  • Roman Aqueduct at Caesarea
Satellite Bible Atlas Video of Samaria

Satellite Bible Atlas Video of Samaria

In the past, I have written about the Satellite Bible Atlas by Bill Schlegel.  This is an excellent resource and I encourage everyone to purchase it.  I have also written about the videos that are being produced to accompany the…

Mount of Beatitudes

Mount of Beatitudes

In my last post, I mentioned a small inlet of water in the Sea of Galilee, commonly called the Cove of the Sower. Just north of this location, and just uphill, is a Roman Catholic Franciscan chapel which was built…

Cove of the Sower

Cove of the Sower

On the northern edge of the Sea of Galilee, just below the Church of the Beatitudes, is a small inlet of water about 100 yards wide. This inlet is often called the “Cove of the Sower”. Consider the following verses:…

Understanding the Land

It is important to understand WHERE the Biblical places are. But, it is just as important to understand HOW the lands of the Bible operate. The land of Israel is a very small area, but has a wide variety of…

Early Dig Season at Tel Burna

Early Dig Season at Tel Burna

The Tel Burna Excavation Project posted information this morning on their Spring Dig Season. This is a little unusual in that most dig sites only dig during the summer months, mostly due to finances and schedules. But, they will be…

Tis The Season

Tis The Season

Just before the nation of Israel crossed over the Jordan River to begin their assault on the land of Canaan, Moses spoke to the people and described to them the land they were about to inherit. In Deuteronomy 11, Moses…

Wonderful Stones

Wonderful Stones

As you tour Jerusalem, it is easy to see the fingerprints of King Herod everywhere. King Herod was a terrible man. He would stop at nothing to strengthen his political position. And, just a fleeting glance at the other members…

Treasure Found at Abel Beth-Maacah

Treasure Found at Abel Beth-Maacah

I would like to follow on a previous post of mine about the ancient city of Abel Beth-Maacah. In that post, I conclude by saying “This year’s excavations are about to start at the site. So, I’m looking forward to…

Snow

Snow

I live in North Alabama, so we are all thinking about snow tonight. In this area of the country, we get a small snow (an inch or so) a couple of times a year. However, occasionally, we get a larger…

New National Park Possible

New National Park Possible

The area of the Shephelah is very interesting. It is mentioned a number of times in the Old Testament and is often called the “Judean Foothills”. It is a series of lowlands with hills and valleys that stretches 10-15 miles…