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THE FIRST 2 WEEKS OF MARCH 2014 FOUND 35 BIBLE STUDENTS FROM CALVARY CHAPEL OF CENTRAL BUCKS COUNTY PA. TOURING ISRAEL. THE IMAGES ARE NICE BUT THEY DO NOT COME CLOSE TO CAPTURING THE FLAVOR AND FEEL OF THE COUNTRY. BELOW ARE SOME OF THE PLACES WE VISITED:
MOUNT CARMEL WHERE ELIJAH ISSUED HIS CHALLANGE TO THE FALSE PROPHETS, TOURED THE ANCIENT RUINS OF CAESAREA, TRAVELED THROUGH THE GOLAN HEIGHTS EN ROUTE TO CAESAREA PHILIPPI TO THE BASE OF MT. HERMON WHERE JESUS WAS TRANSFIGURED, VISITED TEL DAN, WHERE JEROBOAM SET UP THE GOLDEN CALF, TRAVELED TO THE SYRIAN BORDER TO MT. BENTAL, TAKEN BY ISRAEL IN THE 1967 WAR, TOOK A BOAT CRUISE ON THE SEA OF GALILEE AND VISITED AN ANCIENT BOAT DATING BACK 2000 YEARS,, SPENT AN AFTERNOON AT THE MT. OF BEATITUDES AND TOURING THE RUINS OF THE CITY OF CAPERNAUM, BAPTISM IN THE JORDAN RIVER, TRAVELED THROUGH THE JORDAN VALLEY, TO MASADA, WHERE FOLLOWING THE FALL OF JERUSALEM IN 70 AD-960 JEWISH ZEALOTS WITHSTOOD THE ROMAN ARMY FOR ALMOST 3 YEARS BEFORE TAKING THEIR OWN LIVES RATHER THAN BE TAKEN AS SLAVES, VISITED EIN GEDI AND QUMRAN, FLOATED ON THE DEAD SEA. SPENT 4 DAYS IN JERUSALEM VISITING THE MOUNT OF OLIVES, TOURED KING DAVIDS CITY, WALKED THROUGH HEZEKIAH'S TUNNEL AND THE POOL OF SILOAM, SAW THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS DISPLAYED AT THE SHRINE OF BOOKS,
VISITED STEPHEN'S GATE, VISITED THE POOL OF BETHESDA, SPENT TIME AT THE WESTERN WALL, VISITED THE SOUTHERN STEPS WHERE JESUS ENTERED THE TEMPLE, TOURED HEROD'S WESTERN WALL TUNNEL. WE ALSO WALKED THROUGH THE EVENTS OF JESUS'S FINAL DAYS;
PALM SUNDAY WALK DOWN THE MT OF OLIVES, GARDEN OF GETHSEMANE, THE PRAETORIAN AND THE SITE OF JESUS SCOURGING, WALKED THE VIA DOLOROSA, GOLGOTHA AND THE GARDEN TOMB, WHERE WE WORSHIPED AND CELEBRATED COMMUNION.
TO VIEW THE IMAGES AS A SLIDESHOW WITH MUSIC, HIT THE SLIDESHOW TAB IN THE UPPER RIGHT. TO VIEW ALL THE THUMBNAILS HIT THE SHOW ALL TAB AT THE BOTTOM OF THE SCREEN.

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Guestbook for ISRAEL 2014
Mom and Andrea(non-registered)
We loved your pictures.... what a wonderful experience!
Mary Krueger(non-registered)
Fran and Harris, you did a wonderful job. Thank you very much
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