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Life of Jesus Trips to Israel
With Extensions to Jordan

March 20-30, 2017

Olive Tree Israel Life of Jesus

Special Features of this Trip:

  • Follows the rough ouline of the life of Jesus
  • Also includes some major O.T. sites
  • Five days enjoying the Sea of Galilee area
  • Five days in the Greater Jerusalem area
  • Helpful notebook of background materials
  • Optional illustrated lectures throughout
  • Visits to the major museums of Jerusalem
  • Includes all tips throughout the trip

Sample Life of Jesus Itinerary:

  • Day 1 (travel)
  • Day 2- Arrive. Spend first night in a Tel Aviv hotel on the Mediterranean.
  • Day 3- Travel to the Beersheba encampment of the Patriarchs, explore Tel Arad's Israelite shrine, and then on to a Dead Sea shoreline hotel (Want to try a float?).
  • Day 4- Visit Masada, view Ein Gedi, explore Qumran, and drive north to Galilee.
  • Day 5- Beth Shean Valley's Decapolis city of Scythopolis. Explore the Jezreel Valley, Mount Tabor and visit the village of Nain. Optional baptismal renewal service.
  • Day 6- Jesus' Early Galilean Ministry in Nazareth (Church of the Annunciation, the NazarethVillage). View the Cana area and visit the nearby ruins of Sepphorus.
  • Day 7- Today's theme is the Central Galilee Ministry at Bethsaida, Chorazin, Capernaum, and Magdala. Galilee fish (or alternative) lunch and a boat ride across the sea.
  • Day 8- Visit the major towns on "the other side" of the Sea: Gadara, Hippus and Kursi.
  • Day 9- Today's theme is Jesus' Withdrawal from Galilee to Herod Philip's territory. View Gamla, visit Caesarea Philippi and enjoy a Mount of Beatitudes view.
  • Day 10- Journey to Jerusalem. View Megiddo and visit Caesarea on the Mediterranean. (On the May 13-28 trip* visit the IAA archaeological warehouse) On to Jerusalem.
  • Day 11- Morning visit to Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity, shop in a Palestinian co-op and enjoy lunch. Drive to Mount of Olives to view the city for which Jesus wept on Palm Sunday. End the day at the Garden of Gethsemane Church.
  • Day 12- Explore Jesus' Teaching in the Temple, Last Supper and Jewish Inquiries.
  • Day 13- Museum day at the Holocaust Museum, Israel Museum and Model of Jerusalem.
  • Day 14- Follow Jesus' Roman Trials and Crucifixion, as we visit the traditional Church of the Holy Sepulchre and then a Garden Tomb optional communion service.
  • Day 15- Departure for the Jordan extension or return to the US.

More Information on March 20-30, 2017 Israel Trip

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We encourage groups planning a trip to the Holy Land to consider a pre-trip visit to the Biblical History Center in Lagrange, Georgia.