Evidence in Israel

The Lord spent a good portion of His ministry in the northern Galilee towns of Capernaum, Bethsaida, and Chorazin. All received a tremendous amount of light from Him and saw the miraculous on display as the Lord performed some of the most profound miracles. In fact the area has...

Tabgha is an Arabic word ultimately derived from the Greek “heptapegon” meaning “seven springs.” This area is situated on the northwestern shore of the Sea of Galilee. Scriptural Significance Tabgha is the traditionally accepted location where the fourth resurrection appearance of the Lord took place (John...

Capernaum comes from the Hebrew ‘Kaphar Nahum’ or ‘Village of Nahum’. It was in an area settled by the Tribe of Nahum after the Conquest and was on the border with territory assigned to the Tribe of Zebulun (see Matthew 4: 13). Located on the...

Gamla is an ancient Jewish city located up on the Golan Heights overlooking the Sea of Galilee.  Built on a steep hill that looks a good bit like a camel’s hump, it was called “Gamla” – the Aramaic word for “camel.” Aramaic was the language spoken by the...

In 40 BC, after the Parthian conquest of Syria, Herod fled to Masada. On the way, Herod clashed with his rival Antigonus and emerged victorious. According to the Jewish historian Josephus, he "built a town on that spot in commemoration of his victory, and enhanced it with wonderful palaces...