We woke up and made our way to the Mount where Jesus preached the Beatitudes. It was beautiful!! (Matthew 5-7)
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Then, we headed for Tabgha, one of the six cities located along the northwestern shoreline. It’s two miles from Capernaum. (Luke 9:10-17, John 6:1-14)
And then to Capernaum! It is about 21/2 miles from where the Jordan River enters the Sea of Galiliee! This city became the center of Jesus’ ministry for the last 18-30 months of his life on earth. (Matthew 4:13-17, Matthew 18-23, 9:9-13, Matthew 8:5,14, Luke 4:31-33, Matthew 9:18-26, Matthew 9:20-22, John 4:46-54)
We made our way to Beth-Shean, inhabited as early as 3,000 BC. Today it is one of the largest archaeological excavation projects underway in Israel. (Judges 1:27, I Samuel 31:8-13)
We made our way that evening to Jerusalem! Over the summer I studied The Psalms of Ascent (Psalm 120-134) by Beth Moore with the ladies in Sunday School, so every time Yuval, our tour guide, said we were going UP to Jerusalem, I would elbow Josh. He was over it by the end of the trip, but just the reminder that we are all on a journey UP to the Promised Land!!! I was about to burst with excitement to go UP to Jerusalem. Our first sight of Jerusalem was at night in the rain, but it was still amazing!
Above is the Mount of Beatitudes again…my pictures are out of order. And though this isn’t overly thorough, I’m just glad I’m getting my pictures onto the blog! Day 5 is a coming!