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Merry Christmas from Jerusalem

Family and friends, We feel so richly blessed this Christmas season to count you as priceless gifts.  God bless you from Jerusalem during this Christmas time and all through the New Year. All our love, Art and Julee Please enjoy our … Continue reading

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FAQ’s (Frequently Asked Questions)

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Question #1, “Why Israel”? We will finish the second of two, 3 month stays in Jerusalem on December 24th.  Adding in our original one month visit to “scout out the land” last December/January, and we will have been here a … Continue reading

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The Golden Gate

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“Then the man brought me to the gate facing east, and I saw the glory of the God of Israel coming from the east.  His voice was like the roar of rushing waters, and the land was radiant with his … Continue reading

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Olive Harvest Time

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We have maybe 10 or so olive trees in our “compound” that belong to our landlords.  Each year the team picks a day or two to help in the harvesting of those olives.  This year we recruited a YWAM team … Continue reading

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Endless holidays here in Israel!

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This is the season of the Feasts in Israel, a time of celebration, a time of repentance, a time of seeking God afresh.  A couple of blogs ago had some pictures from a celebration of the nations coming together in … Continue reading

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Old Jerusalem

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10 days in, we are finally getting adjusted to the 9 hour time zone difference, the food, the culture here, etc.  It has been so fun seeing friends here in Israel again after being gone for 7 weeks.  This coming … Continue reading

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Jumping right back in!

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At the end of my last post, I quoted the Old Testament prophet Jeremiah from chapter 3, verse 17:    “At that time they will call Jerusalem The Throne of the Lord, and all nations will gather in Jerusalem to … Continue reading

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Israel, revisited

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We leave tomorrow for Israel and the C.O.D.  God grant us grace for a marathon trip on Air France, Seattle to Paris, Paris to Tel Aviv.  I find it hard to come up with the words to describe our feelings … Continue reading

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A few hours left in Jerusalem

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We are pretty much packed, the house is clean, and the taxi to the airport this evening is arranged.  Our last morning in the prayer room this morning was sweet… Shay took us to see the History of Jerusalem show … Continue reading

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The Queen of Sheba

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The older testament of the bible is full of bible stories and bible heroes.  We are living virtually on the same ground as two of the most famous of those, that is David and Solomon.  As you know, David wanted … Continue reading

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