Category: Lessons from the Land
Tags: Lessons from the Land, Nazareth, tour
Episode 18: Precious little is known about the early life Yeshua. Following the epic birth narratives, we are next given a window into his life at the age of twelve, after which we are left with many years of silence. While overlooking Nazareth, Daniel Lancaster weaves his knowledge of first century Jewish life together with various Gospel accounts and provides a view between the lines into the value system of...
Tags: Caesarea, Paul
Episode 16: Caesarea Maritima was a major port city in the age of the apostles. It was greatly instrumental in the fulfillment of the Master's call to make disciples of all nations. As the Apostles of our Messiah took this mission upon themselves to spread the message of the Good News they found themselves departing from the Land through this city built by Herod the Great. It was also in...
Tags: Lessons from the Land, tombs
Episode 11: Touring the modern Israeli countryside provides many interesting sights. Some can only be accessed after a fair amount of hiking, such as Ein Gedi. However, one particular sight can be found not far off the beaten path and is, in fact, right ON the beaten path. While creating a modern road, bulldozers cleared a path that reveals a tomb dating back to the first century. In this video...
Tags: Lessons from the Land, Prophets, temple
Episode 7: Thinking about the holy Temple and the various services that took place there in a positive light is often a perspective that believers find difficult to embrace. Consider the following Psalm: "Great is the LORD, and most worthy of praise, in the city of our God, his holy mountain. It is beautiful in its loftiness, the joy of the whole earth ... walk about Zion, go around her,...
Tags: israel, Lessons from the Land, masada, tour
Episode 5: Touring Masada will feature several interesting highlights of this ancient desert fortress and some lessons that can be learned from the events that took place there in the first century. In this third installment Steven Lancaster speaks about the fall of Masada and Daniel Lancaster addresses the zealot energy that peaked in the first century and how Yeshua sought to harness and redirect that energy. In this video...
Tags: idolatry, israel, restoration, tel arad, torah, tour
Episode 2: The ancient site of Tel Arad in the Judean Desert provides a fascinating glimpse into the syncretistic idolatress worship prevalent in ancient Israel and the massive restoration under the leadership of King Josiah. This archeological site includes an altar and a holy of holies with two standing stones representing the Almighty and his consort. Was the common Israelite guilty of utter rebellion or were there other dynamics going...
Tags: Israel, Lessons from the Land, Olive Tree, olives
In this video blog, Daniel and Steven Lancaster join together to give you a glimpse into the holy land of Israel. Archaeology, geography, geology, along with the language and cultural history of the Land and the People of Israel make the words of the Torah, the Psalms, and the Prophets - the Scriptures of Israel - come alive. In this video blog you'll get a raw peek into the experience...
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