Israel Study Tour with The Church at Rocky Peak

Apr 22 - May 3, 2018

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Day 9

posted on Thursday May 03 2018 at 2:50 am UTC

Today we embraced the beginning of the end as we embark on our last day in Israel. We took a short drive and entered through the dung gate to enter the Temple Mount. Here we learned about Passover and that it was the site that Mary and Joseph left Jesus. From there we traveled to the Western Wall...

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Day 8

posted on Wednesday May 02 2018 at 2:59 am UTC

Ah Jerusalem! Twenty four hundred feet above sea level, chock full of intrigue & History! Our day’s story started at King David’s Palace, followed by wading through the now-mid-thigh waters of King Hezekiah’s Tunnel, the City’s then-ancient water source. That water was...

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Day 7

posted on Tuesday May 01 2018 at 2:30 am UTC

In the wee hours of the morning the team woke with the moon still shining over the Sea of Galilee. It was time to leave the Kibbutz and head over to Jerusalem. On the way we drove through the West Bank, which is the biblical territory of Judea and Samaria. We landed at our first destination Qumran...

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Day 6

posted on Monday Apr 30 2018 at 2:18 am UTC

This morning, we journeyed from land to sea and stepped foot onto a large boat on the Sea of Galilee. With a clear blue sky, sun above, and the calm deep blue sea, we set sail and started our morning singing worship songs. After a short teaching from Pastor Michael, our tour guide gave us a brief...

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Day 5

posted on Sunday Apr 29 2018 at 2:13 am UTC

We began by hiking up the Mount of the Beatitudes, and there - while we all looked out over the Sea of Galilee - Michael read the Sermon on the Mount from the Bible. We then drove through the Hula Valley to the Springs of Dan where we walked through the ruins of the northern temple. Next, we...

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Day 4

posted on Saturday Apr 28 2018 at 2:33 am UTC

We woke up to a beautiful morning with a message from Michael and a powerful time of worship by the Sea of Galilee. With our spirits renewed we set out for the day - first to Chorazin and learned about houses and Jewish customs at the synagogue ruins, then to Tabgha and saw the site where many believe...

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Day 3

posted on Friday Apr 27 2018 at 2:08 am UTC

Traveled to Caesarea and learned about Herod the Great, sat in a recently excavated hippodrome while we listened to Michael teach, experienced a spectacular view from the top of Mount Carmel where Elisha took on the prophets of Baal, visited the ruins of the chariot city of Megiddo, and enjoyed sunset...

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Day 2

posted on Thursday Apr 26 2018 at 6:42 am UTC

Full of biblical inspiration during a long and beautiful hike through the Wilderness of Zin, a climb up the canyon wall, a camel ride in the desert hillside, lunch in the Bedouin tents, and floating in the Dead Sea! ...

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Day 1

posted on Wednesday Apr 25 2018 at 2:07 am UTC

Enjoy the video from Day 1! ...

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Travel Day

posted on Tuesday Apr 24 2018 at 2:02 am UTC

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Preparing for Israel

posted on Tuesday Mar 13 2018 at 4:38 pm UTC

Our trip to Israel will be here before you know it! Once we're on the ground in Israel, we'll post periodic updates and photos. Check back often or get update notifications using the subscribe options on this page. We'll be sharing our travel experiences online with you, our friends and family,...

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