Category Archives: New Testament

Do We Worship Other Gods?

The pictures were taken at Megiddo. Both King Solomon and King Ahab made this an important fortified city during the time when the children of Israel were powerful but they began to worship other gods. While in Israel, I was … Continue reading

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The Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Vast numbers of Christians, especially those of the “older mainstream” churches, believe the Church of the Holy Sepulchre marks the place where Jesus was crucified, buried by his followers, and where He rose from the dead three days later. Following … Continue reading

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The Wilderness Experience

Sometimes when you walk through the desert experiences of this life. There is often the temptation to question My Word and even My love. However, the temptations I faced during forty days of fasting and praying were similar, and I … Continue reading

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Jerusalem

When we took a tour of Jerusalem, someone kindly took this picture of us with the city in the background. It is a beautiful place which Jesus loved very much. The scripture illustrates his heart of love. “O Jerusalem, Jerusalem…how … Continue reading

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Mount of Beatitudes

While exploring the north end of the Sea of Galilee, someone suggested we take a trail leading to the place where Jesus may have taught the Sermon on the Mount. The trail was not very well marked and finally we … Continue reading

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Water Baptism

Then Jesus went from Galilee to the Jordan River to be baptized by John…he said, “so why are you coming to me?” But Jesus said, “It should be done, for we must carry out all that God requires.” So John … Continue reading

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The Church

     When Jesus came to the region of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?”…Then he asked them, “But who do you say I am?” Simon Peter answered, “You are … Continue reading

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Sunrise over the Sea of Galilee

For a short time, I am changing the format of “Listening to Hear” for you to enjoy the pictures we took when visiting Israel in May.                 “When Jesus heard that John had been put in prison, he returned to … Continue reading

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Discouragement

Discouragement comes to everyone. You have many things, yet the more you have, the more problems occur. To live simply may relieve anxiety concerning things. Tomorrow they may all be gone. I believe you recognize your treasures need to be … Continue reading

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Learn from Me

If you want to be effective in ministry, your prayer life must be a priority. You need to be refreshed and renewed daily. Even then, you, as I did, will get tired. However, my love and compassion for those without … Continue reading

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