Thursday, June 14, 2007

Go with us to the HOLY LAND

Laura and I are planning to return to Israel in the Fall of 2008 including stops in Jordan and Egypt, leaving on Monday, October 27, 2008 (not 2007) and returning Monday, November 10, 2008 (not 2007). Below is a partial list of all we will see and experience. We’d love to have you join us! For all the tentative details regarding itinerary, travel and cost, e-mail me and request Holy Land information ( Can you imagine seeing the following:

The famous Egyptian Museum and the Great Pyramids of Giza
Dinner cruise on the Nile river and then overnight in Cairo
Petra, the “rose red city half as old as time”
Floating in the Dead Sea and overnight at the Dead Sea Spa
Mt Nebo where Moses stood to view the Promised Land
Beth Shean where the Philistines hung the body of King Saul
Being baptized in the Jordan River
Caesarea Philippi where Peter made his confession of Christ
Capernaum where Jesus performed many miracles
The Mount of Beatitudes where Jesus gave His Sermon on the Mount
Tabgha where Jesus fed the 5000
Peter’s Primacy where Jesus asked Peter, “Do you love me?”
A sunset boat ride on the Sea of Galilee in a Jesus replica boat
Cana, where Jesus turned the water into wine
Nazareth, which was Jesus’ hometown
Mt Carmel where God sent fire down from heaven
Megiddo where the battle of Armageddon will be
Caesarea by the Sea and Jerusalem, the city of God
The Valley of Elah where David killed Goliath
The Church of the Nativity over the birthplace of Jesus in Bethlehem
Shepherd’s Field where the angels announced the birth of Jesus
The Upper Room where Jesus had the last supper with the Disciples
The tomb of King David
The house of Caiphas where Jesus was tried and Peter denied Christ
The Shrine of the Book where the Dead Sea Scrolls are displayed
The holiest site in the Jewish world…The Western (Wailing) Wall
The Dome of the Rock (the 3rd holiest shrine in all of Islam)
The actual pavement where Jesus stood while on trial before Pilate
Follow The Via Dolorosa where Jesus carried His cross
Church of the Holy Sepulchre over the sight of Jesus’ death and tomb
Take a cable car up to Masada, the fortress built by King Herod
Ein Gedi, the oasis where David hid from King Saul
Jericho, the city of Palms that is the oldest existing city on earth
Mount of Temptation where Jesus was tempted by Satan
Wadi Qelt, the Biblical Valley of the Shadow of Death
Mt of Olives/Garden of Gethsemane where Jesus prayed in agony
Celebrate communion at the garden tomb

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