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Holy Ground

a ten-week virtual tour of israel and palestine

Holy Ground: The Wailing Wall

Psalm 122 & Luke 19:41-44 (Aug 16 AM) • August 16, 2020 • Devon Rook

The Wailing Wall in Jerusalem is our last stop on the Holy Ground tour. Ministry Intern Devin Rook will be giving us the message: Finding Peace In The Midst Of Grief. Teaching Text: Psalm 122 and Luke 19:41-44.

Holy Ground: Mount of Beatitudes

Matthew 5:1-11 (Aug 9 AM) • August 9, 2020 • Pastor Tim Breen

Today we visit the beautiful Galilean countryside where tradition holds that Jesus presented the Sermon on the Mount. Pastor Tim will explore Jesus' notion of True Blessings as we listen to the voice of the Great Teacher. Text: Matthew 5:1-11

Holy Ground: Capernaum

Mark 1:21-34 (Aug 2 AM) • August 2, 2020 • Pastor Mark Haverdink

Capernaum is a significant place of ministry for Jesus...over 40 miracles were performed here as well as a good portion of Jesus' original disciples responded to his call to "Follow Me".

Holy Ground: Caesarea Philippi

Matthew 16 (Jul 26 AM) • July 26, 2020 • Pastor Tim Breen

We will continue to explore the northern regions of Israel this morning as Pastor Tim shares about the pagan sanctuary at Caesarea Philippi and how Peter's confession anchors the church of Jesus.

Holy Ground: Megiddo

2 Kings 23 & Matthew 13 (Jul 19 AM) • July 19, 2020 • Pastor Tim Breen

Communion will be celebrated today. In our meditation, Pastor Tim will share a few details from the magnificent tel at Megiddo, and think about what it means that Jesus is a different kind of king. Text: 2 Kings 23 & Matthew 13

Holy Ground: Arad

Deut 12 & Matt 27 (Jul 12 AM) • July 12, 2020 • Pastor Tim Breen

Holy Ground, our pilgrimage through the Lands of the Bible, continues in the Judean city of Arad. Here, Pastor Tim will explore the theology of the temple and what it means that Jesus's Church is the new residence for God's Holy Name. Text: Deuteronomy 12 and Matthew 27

Holy Ground: Qumran

2 Timothy 3:16, Isaiah 40:6-8 (Jul 5 AM) • July 5, 2020 • Pastor Mark Haverdink

We continue our tour of the Holy Lands and stop today in a remote area where faithful followers of God committed themselves to the study of God's Word. Later, much later in fact near this community called Qumran ancient Biblical texts (the Dead Sea Scrolls) were discovered validating the authenticity of God's Word, the Bible. Text: 2 Timothy 3:16 and Isaiah 40:6-8

Holy Ground: Beth She’an

Matthew 23 & 1 Samuel 31 (Jun 28 AM) • June 28, 2020 • Pastor Tim Breen

This Sunday's Holy Ground tour brings us to the city of Beth She'an in the Jordan River Valley. Pastor Tim will focus on the theater there, discussing Jesus and the hypocrisy of the Pharisees. Text: Matthew 23 and 1 Samuel 31

Holy Ground: Masada

Psalm 31:1-5 and Jude 1:3 (Jun 21 AM) • June 21, 2020 • Pastor Tim Breen

Happy Father's Day! Pastor Tim will be offering a tour and lesson on the desert fortress of Masada and posing the question: What's worth fighting for?

Holy Ground: Dan and Beersheba

Genesis 21 & 1 Kings 12 (Jun 14 AM) • June 14, 2020 • Pastor Tim Breen

Pastor Tim Breen will be starting a new series titled: Holy Ground. This week the message is: Dan and Beersheba. Text: Genesis 21 and 1 Kings 12.