I climb the “snake trail” up to the Masada fortress where the last stand of Israel against the Romans took place in 74 AD.

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In all areas of our lives, the Holy Spirit can set us free from whatever is holding us back Sermon from May 11, based on the experience of Paul and Silas in prison (Acts 16).


Mark 1:38-39

38 And he said to them, “Let us go on to the next towns, that I may preach there also, for that is why I came out.” 39 And he went throughout all Galilee, preaching in their synagogues and casting out demons.

Mark 5:11-13

11 Now a great herd of pigs was feeding there on the hillside, 12 and they begged him, saying, “Send us to the pigs; let us enter them.” 13 So he gave them permission. And the unclean spirits came out and entered the pigs; and the herd, numbering about two thousand, rushed down the steep bank into the sea and drowned in the sea.

Luke 3:21-22

21 Now when all the people were baptized, and when Jesus also had been baptized and was praying, the heavens were opened, 22 and the Holy Spirit descended on him in bodily form, like a dove; and a voice came from heaven, “You are my beloved Son; with you I am well pleased.”

Luke 12:6-7

6 Are not five sparrows sold for two pennies? And not one of them is forgotten before God. 7 Why, even the hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not; you are of more value than many sparrows.



How did the architect subtly share the Gospel on the Mount of Olives at the site where Jesus wept for Jerusalem?

One of the Decapolis cities Jesus would have visited. Where Saul and his sons were hung on the city walls after they were defeated by the Philistines.