Get ready for the trip of a lifetime! Experience the Bible firsthand on location in Israel, Jordan, and Palestine with the 2017 La Casa de Cristo Lutheran Church Holy Land Tour! April 24 – May 8, 2017.
Visit the birthplace of Christ in Bethlehem and walk the footsteps of his childhood in Nazareth. See the city of his miracle in Cana, celebrate the multiplication of the loaves and fishes on the shores of Tabgha, and walk the ruins of his ministry home in Capernaum. Visit Caesarea Philipi, where Jesus asked his disciples, “Who do people say I am?” Take in the view from the Mt. of Beatitudes where Jesus delivered his blessed sermon. Touch the land of the disciples and take a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee! Head down the Mt. of Olives of Jerusalem and into the Garden of Gethsemane. Visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the site of Christ’s death, and celebrate his resurrection! Stand in wonder at the Western Wall of the Temple Mount going back to the time of King Herod. Then, recall Peter’s spread of the Gospel according to the Scriptural Book of Acts on-site in Caesarea.
Study the ancient Jewish landscape from Biblical Dan to Beer Sheva. Explore Jericho, one of the oldest cities on earth and the site of an Old Testament classic! Visit the Roman ruins of Sepphoris and Beth Shan. Marvel at Herod’s Masada fortress. Float in the Dead Sea and take a dip in the Red Sea. Visit Mt. Nebo where Moses gave his farewell sermon. Head to Qumran to see where a young Bedouin boy found the Dead Sea Scrolls. Go deep underground and explore Hezekiah’s Tunnel under the ancient City of David.
Head into Jordan to be amazed by the Rose City of Petra! Even Indiana Jones couldn’t stay away from this adventure! Then, buckle up, it’s time for a 4WD safari through the red sands of the Wadi Rum Desert where Laurence of Arabia assembled his Bedouin Army. All this, plus much more awaits you! See God’s story come to life before your very eyes! You will not want to miss this life-changing experience!
Join us… and you will never read the Bible the same way again!
– Pastor Matt Knopf