May 9 – Sea of Galilee sunrise, Capernaum, Mt. of Beatitudes, Bethsaida (Israel)

SEA OF GALILEE SUNRISE

This morning we awoke early to catch the sunrise on the Sea of Galilee. Our Bible talk focused on the morning meal that Jesus shared with his disciples following his resurrection and their obedience to his command, “Cast the net on the right side of the ship, and ye shall find.”

 

CAPERNAUM

Our Bible talk explored the healings performed in Capernaum, including the account of the paralytic, inspiration from which Mary Baker Eddy was raised off her death bed.
Reflecting on the lessons of Capernaum
Capernaum – Looking beneath a modern church building at the ruins of Peter’s house
Capernaum. Peter’s house where Jesus healed Peter’s mother-in-law
Ruins of a Capernaum synagogue. Jesus adopted Capernaum after Nazareth rejected him. He began his ministry here and healed a man with an unclean spirit in the local synagogue
Ruins of a Capernaum synagogue
View of Capernaum from the synagogue, including Peters’ home
Ruins of a Capernaum synagogue pillar showing a menorah
Ruins of a Capernaum synagogue pillar depicting the ark of the covenant on wheels

 

MT. OF BEATITUDES

Bible talk at the Mt. of Beatitudes
Mt. of Beatitudes on the Sea of Galilee
Mt. of Beatitudes on the Sea of Galilee
Looking out from the Mt. of Beatitudes to the Sea of Galilee

 

BETHSAIDA

Beginning our walk to the ruins of Bethsaida
 

Afternoon Bible talk about the lessons of the Galilee region
Talking together after listening to our Bible talk about Bethsaida where Jesus fed the 5,000 (number does not take into account women and children)

 

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