Day 03 - Negev desert
On this chilly day in Israel, we were taken to the desert of Judah with the Dead Sea in our sights and Masada towering over us. This is where David hid from Saul. Rod reminded us that Jesus takes us to the desert to teach his people from there.
As I was challenged by Libby to pray to see and hear God on this trip, He helped me see in the desert the love of my Heavenly Father for me and the lengths He went, and goes, to demonstrate that love for me. Some of the stories from history that we heard today from Masada were pretty disturbing to listen to. But, I rest in knowing I have a Heavenly Father who uses ALL things for my good and for His Glory.
After yesterday’s lesson on gates I keep reciting this one in my head. Psalm 24:7 - Lift up your heads, you gates. Be lifted up you ancient doors. That the king of glory may come in.
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