Go, visit the Bible Lands!
Biblical gems organized into itineraries to help you plan your trip and explore the lands of the Bible at your own pace.
"A beast, fearsome and terrifying and unusually strong... It was devouring and crushing, and what was left it trampled down.”
– Daniel 7:7
Areas visited: Jewish Quarter, Tiber Island, Capitoline Hill
◾Get to know the neighborhood where the very first Christians lived in Rome
◾Learn about a Roman god whose name means "he causes to become"
◾Find out what kind of house Paul stayed in when under arrest
◾And much more: temples turned into churches, theaters, mile markers from the Via Appia, ...
Site visited: Roman Forum
◾Temple where Christmas originated
◾Possible site of Paul's trial
◾Headquarters of the "Fearsome Beast"
◾Arch of Titus
◾And much more: predecessor of modern monasteries, Roman Caesars and their influence on Christians, history of the corruption of Christianity, ...
Site visited: Colosseum
◾An inscription that confirms the Bible
◾Bloodthirst and a blunted society
◾And much more: the many purposes of the Colosseum through the ages (site of Christian martyrdom?), ...
Site visited: Circus Maximus
◾Events that led to the first persecution of Christians by Nero
◾Site of Christian martyrdom
◾And much more: Paul's 2nd imprisonment in Rome, Photo Drama of Creation and the persecution by Nero, Egyptian obelisks, ...
Overview of the first century Roman emperors and their influence on Christians and Biblical events.
"The Lord said to Paul...: 'I have many people in this city.' So he stayed there for a year and six months, teaching the word of God among them."
- Acts 18: 10,11
◾An in-depth guide to the archaeological site of Corinth
◾Mini-guides to other Biblical destinations: Athens, Marathon Battlefield, Cenchreae
◾Detailed itinerary and tips for planning your trip
◾And much more: History of the Corinth congregation, island vacations (Santorini, Zakynthos)
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"The land that Moses the servant of Jehovah gave you on the east side of the Jordan."
- Joshua 1:15
◾Red Sea, Dead Sea (incl. the region of Lot's dwelling), Gerasa (a city of the Decapolis), Rabbah (Ammonite city), Kir (Moabite city), Petra (incl. an Edomite settlement), Wadi Rum and a night under the stars, Gilead, Heshbon (Amorite and Levite city), stops of the Wilderness Wandering route, Mount Nebo, ....
◾And much more: Detailed itinerary, costs, travel tips, ...
The link will direct you to a presentation with videos, photographs, maps, and info (around 100 posts!!) ↓↓↓
"In the days of those kings the God of heaven will set up a kingdom... It will crush and put an end to all these kingdoms, and it alone will stand forever"
- Daniel 2:44
◾Babylon and Nebuchadnezzar
◾The Tetragrammaton on a Moabite stone
◾Niniveh and the Palace of Sargon
◾Shushan: Where Esther lived
◾The meaning of Stauros
◾Diocletian and the persecution of the Christians
◾The Egyptian Cross
◾... and much more!
"I am against you and against your Nile, and I will make the land of Egypt devastated and dry, a desolate wasteland"
- Ezekiel 29:10
Areas visited: Cairo (Giza, Saqqara, Egyptian Museum), Aswan (Philae Temples, Elephantine Island, Nile), Abu Simbel, Luxor, and Dendera
◾Construction of the Pyramids and Egyptian Chronology
◾Highlights from the Egyptian Museum (mentioning of "Israel" on a victory tablet, gods and pharaohs, ...)
◾Saqqara: Cementary of the sacred bulls, first pyramid texts, Step Pyramid - a Mesopotamian invention?, Old Kingdom tombs and how they confirm the Bible
◾Ancient Egyptian temple architecture
◾A temple dedicated to Jehovah
◾... and much more!
NOTE: I'm currently posting our Egypt Bible study trip, so there's yet a lot to come!
The links will direct you to presentations with videos, photos, maps, virtual tours, and a ton of information (each album has around 100 posts!!).
Part 1 is all about Cairo and its neighborhood
Part 2 takes you to Aswan and Abu Simbel
AND MORE TO COME ...