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Never the Same Again

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by Pastor Mike Faris, Highpoint Church, Larksville, PA

More than ten years ago, God granted to me a once in a lifetime opportunity to travel to Israel. It was there we walked in the footsteps of Jesus – up mountains, down wadis into living water, and along paths of righteousness as we moved from one biblically profound insight and life-changing moment to another.

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More than ten years ago, God granted to me a once in a lifetime opportunity to travel to Israel. It was there we walked in the footsteps of Jesus – up mountains, down wadis into living water, and along paths of righteousness as we moved from one biblically profound insight and life-changing moment to another. Words cannot adequately express the spiritual impact of such a study tour. I wish every high school graduate could visit Israel before they begin the rest of their lives. You are never the same again. The Word of God goes from black and white to vivid full color. Now as you read scripture, you can picture in your mind’s eye all the places you have visited and your insight and understanding of scripture just explodes with delight and love for God.


 

After 35 years in ministry no single spiritual event (including the three seminaries I attended) even comes close to the two week study tour I had in Israel. I not only met Yeshua (Jesus) in a way I have never known Him, but I also fell in love with His word all over again as well as the land of Israel, the Jewish people, and our Jewish heritage as Christians. The impact of those two weeks had an immediate and remarkable effect upon our church. The fruit from that one experience continues to multiply in hundreds and now thousands of lives. If you have an opportunity to go, please don't hesitate. You will never be the same! 

 

 Sites & Attractions

 
The Herzl Museum You’ll follow an on-screen actor through the museum’s four rooms as h...
The Ancient Bathhouse of Nazareth – An impressive underground bathhouse, is located n...
The Kinneret Trail The Kinneret Trail takes you around the Sea of Galilee shoreline, t...
​The Negev Museum of Art is located in the Old City of Be'er Sheva in a charming histor...
The Yemin Moshe neighborhood, named after the philanthropist Sir Moses Montefiore, is b...
Seven Mills These old flour mills on the banks of the Yarkon River are located within ...
 

 Accommodations

 
Hotel offers rooms with double beds and additional bed for children. Large families can...
Old family hotel overlooking Lake Kineret, the Golan Heights and Mt. Hermon. Guests hav...
​The Magic Sunrise Club is a luxurious Hacienda-style resort village. Magic Sunrise Clu...
The hotel faces the marina and offers a variety of rooms of various standards, some wit...
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