The Walls of Jericho

The Walls of Jericho

The Bible tells us a story of an ancient city, Jericho, whose walls came tumbling down by God’s supernatural power.  When archaeologists excavated the tel of Jericho thousands of years later, they unearthed a collapsed city wall.  Of all the cities that have been excavated in the lands of the Bible, the only one with a collapsed city wall […] Read More...

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Shechem: Two Mountains and a Deep Well

“Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them.” (Matthew 5:17) Today, the ruins of biblical Shechem lie between two mountains and next to a church that is built over an ancient well.  These two mountains, Mount Gerizim and […] Read More...

The Topography of Jerusalem

The Topography of Jerusalem

Jerusalem and the culminating biblical events that happened there have dramatically shaped world history. Jerusalem’s geography and topography have dramatically affected its own history, determining where people lived, from what direction invading armies attacked, and where the city expanded over time. Today’s video short covers the topography of this biblical area as it was in […] Read More...

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The Serpent

One archaeological site in Israel that has always intrigued me is the Canaanite high place at Tel Gezer.  When archaeologist Stewart Macalister excavated there in the early 1900’s, he found a line of standing stones that represented Canaanite gods and goddesses.  His interpretation of the site, based on discovering the standing stones, was that he […] Read More...

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