Voice of God Fellowship Inspired Tour of Israel
(In fulfillment of Psalms 122)
Led by Bro. John Mukanganwa and Bro Tichaona Chininga
MONDAY 29th APRIL TO THURSDAY 9th MAY 2019
Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love thee (Psalms 122:6)
A unique opportunity to visit Israel soon after Easter holidays in 2019.
DAY 1 MONDAY 29 April 2019 We meet at Luton airport at 7.50 hours for checking in together for flight EL AL LY312 departing at 09.50 hours to Tel Aviv arriving at at 16.45 hours. Upon arrival, we will be met by our tour operators’ representative and we will be introduced to our guide and driver and they will take us in an air-conditioned bus with WI FI to a hotel in Tel Aviv with a beach front facing the Mediterranean Sea. We have some time to walk around the beach in the evening and in the morning. We will all have a headphone telecom system throughout the tour duration for the guide to communicate to our individual ears. (hotel www.GrandBeach or similar Tel Aviv)
DAY 2 TUESDAY 30th April After breakfast we will visit the old city of Jopa and Simon Tanner’s house where Peter lived and received a heavenly vision (Acts 10:9-48). We will visit the place where Jonah took a ship to Tarshish symbolized by a fish model. (Jonah 1:1-3) This is city where Tabitha lived and did her good deeds and was raised back to life after being dead (Acts 9:36). We proceed to Caesarea Maritima where the Holy Ghost fell for the first time on the gentiles (Acts 10:44-48). See the arena, water works and watch movie of the history of Caesarea. From here we proceed to Mount Carmel where Elijah lived. View the valley of Jezreel from the top of the mountain. Also visit Elijah’s cave. We then proceed to Megiddo the place of the final battle of Armageddon (Rev. 16:16). We will watch the movie about the history of Megiddo and walk to the ancient water works. We will visit Herod’s well or Gideon’s well where he chose his warriors by the way they drank water (Judges7). We then proceed to our hotel by the Sea of Tiberias Dinner and overnight www.restalhotel or Leonarado club or similar Tiberias.
DAY 3 WEDNESDAY 1st MAY We start our day by climbing to the top of the Golan Heights to the little village city on the Golan Heights and enjoy the unique geographical views of this area. Stop by an agricultural Kibbutz to be told the story and history of the Golan Heights and watch a movie of the Galilee experience. We visit and see the road to Damascus where Paul met with the Lord. We visit Mt Hermon (Psalm 133). We then visit Tel Dan where Jeroboam, the son of Nebat, reared some altars and committed his sins 1 Kings12 & 13. We proceed to Caesarea Philippi where one of the sources of the Jordan River starts and where Jesus asked the disciples “who do man say that I am?” and Peter said thou at the Christ the son of the living GOD (Matthew 16). We visit Tel Bethsaida then descend the mountain and stop over at the Mount of Beatitudes and recall the sermon on the mountain. We end our day at the ancient city of Capernaum where Jesus lived and healed Peter’s mother in law Matt. 4:17 . In the evening we have an opportunity to shop in the city of Tiberius and in Tony Gaffny’s shop. Dinner and overnight www.restalhotel or Leonarado club or similar Tiberias.
DAY 4 THURSDAY 2nd May In the morning we start our day by sailing on the Sea of Galilee in a replica of a boat 2000 years ago, while sailing we point out Magdla, Tabga Land of the Gadara where legion was delivered and we read about the miracles of Jesus (matt 8:23-34 we also see an old boat discovered at Ginosour and believed to have been used in the time of Jesus. We will then have an opportunity to plant a tree in the Holy Land and fulfill Holy Scripture (Isaiah 41 v 19). Afterwards we visit Cana, the city where Jesus began his miracles; we taste and buy the wine of Cana. Our next stop will be Nazareth, the town of Jesus birth, following which we visit Mary’s well, Church of the Annunciation and a visit to the Nazareth Village to see a recreation of what life was in Nazareth 2000 years ago. Finally, we ascend to Mt Tabor, site of the Transfiguration of Jesus, Our next stop will be Jacob’s well in Scheckem (subject to security clearance) from where we point at Mt Gerizim. We then proceed to Shiloh the ancient capital of Israel where we remember the story of Samuel. 1 Samuel 1:2 We then proceed to Beersheba the city of Abraham to our hotel Leonardo Club
DAY 5 Friday 3rd May We start our day by visiting and have a short tour of Tel Beersheba, the city of Abraham where Abraham lived and was tested by God and passed his final test and the blessing was given (Genesis 22:19). . We travel south and stop to visit David Ben-Gurion’s grave. David Ben-Gurion was the first prime minister of Israel. We visit Hai Bar Biblical Animals Park. We will see the beautiful Ramon Crator visit the Timna Park to see a replica of the Tabernacle in the wilderness on arrival in Eliat (Hotel in Eliat with red sea beach front)
DAY 6 SATURDAY 4th MAY In the morning after breakfast we drive north to meet the Ramon or Negev Jeep Tours drivers and drive to Mt Karkom for a full day in the Negev desert. Mt Karkom is the real mount of Sinai (Exodus 19 & 24:4). We will see the 12 stones erected by Moses as a memorial and we will see other various rock markings and altars left at the foot of Mt. Karkom. After the tour we drive back tour hotel in Eliat
DAY 7 Sunday 5th After a short service at the hotel to remember the resurrection morning we will visit the dolphin fish park and relax with the dolpins We visit the undersea life water observatory, see the Diamond and Eilat stone factories. After Lunch We then drive North and stop at Ir Ovot and see the old city of Tamar (Ezekiel 47:19 and 48:28) . We proceed to the Sodom Plane and remember the sins of Sodom and Gomorrah and the surrounding cities of the plane and what happened to them in Genesis 19. We can take some pictures of look- alike of sister Mrs Lot in rock formations in the mountains of Sodom. We will see the area surrounding the old city of Sodom and Gomorrah which was destroyed (Gen, 19). We then drive to our hotel on the Dead Sea. We have a time to float at the Dead Sea in the evening and in the morning before breakfast. (hotel www.Leonardo Inn or the David Hotel at the Dead sea or similar )
DAY 8 Monday 6th MAY. Today we’ll have an opportunity to climb Masada by cable cars to see the last fortress of the Jewish people during the Rome revolt. We will see what David meant by fortress and rock in (Psalms 18:1-33). We visit En Gedi Oasis and have an opportunity to see and hear the history of En Gedi. We will walk up half the mountain and visit the showers where David’s men would shower during the day and experience the strongholds of En Gedi (1Samuel 23:29 &24:1-22). We then proceed to Qumran where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found, and we see a movie of the discoveries that were made at Qumran. We proceed to the Baptismal site on the Jordan River, the very same spot where it is believed that John the Baptist baptized Jesus, and we have an opportunity to baptize those who need to be baptized. We visit Jericho, the ancient city (Joshua 6), we travel by cable cars to see the old Tel of Jericho, Elisha’s well and the waters that were healed to this day (2Kings2:22) and Zacchaeus’s sycamore tree (Luke19:1-10). We will pass by Tel Gilgal (Joshua 4:19-20) where Israel first camped after crossing the Jordan and entered the Promised Land, we try and locate the 12 memorial stones taken by Joshua from the middle of the Jordan River as a testimony of when the river was parted and they walked on dry ground, then we travel to our hotel in Jerusalem the eternal capital of Israel to our hotel the grant court Hotel or Olive tree hotel or similar
DAY 9 TUESDAY 7th May
Today we start our day by visiting Bethany the village of Martha, Mary and Lazarus (John 11:1) we see the grave of Lazurus then proceed to Mount of Olives and have a panoramic view of the golden city of Jerusalem as Jesus saw it (Luke 13:34-35 and 19:41-44) we will descend to the garden of Gethsemane and identify ourselves with his suffering of Luke 22:39-54 . We will walk down to the garden of Gethsemane and remember the sufferings and the battle won in prayer. proceed to the house of Caiphas the high priest identify with him in his suffering in Psalms 88:6 and see for ourselves where it was fulfilled. We also visit the Upper Room and David’s tomb. We see and pray at the tomb of David and the upper room. Acts 2:1-39 Visit the Temple Institute where they are preparing for the third temple. After lunch we visit the Pilate’s judgment hall and the Pool of Bethesda (John 5:2), follow the Way of the Cross to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. we visit the Temple Mount where the magnificent temple of Solomon once stood. (1Chronicles 22: 1-19). visit Davidson centre, wailing wall . and finish our day at the garden tomb for a time of meditation on (John19:17-42) and the empty tomb. In the evening, we will visit the Western Wall Tunnels. We have an opportunity to join the Jews praying at the Wailing Wall or join the Christians in Jerusalem at their evening church service. We also visit Doron Keidar cry for zion.com) church service. We may also meet some message believers and attend their service
DAY 10 Wednesday 8th MAY 2019
After breakfast we proceed to Hebron to the cave of Machpelah, (Genesis 23:9-20) where Abraham, Sarah , Jacob and Leah were buried and see Rachel’s grave. Cross over to Bethlehem to see the birth place of Jesus and the Shepherds’ Fields. Have shopping time in Bethlehem. After Lunch we come back to Jerusalem to visit old City of David. the Pool of Siloam and Hezekiah’s tunnels the Israel Museum and the Holocost memorial Yad Vashem. This will be our last site then we go for final shopping in the old city in the evening.
DAY 11 THURSDAY 9th MAY 2019. Today is our last day, we have a relaxed morning in Jerusalem, we visit the market shopping in the old city, visit the new city of Jerusalem and the Ben Huda market.
After lunch we go to the airport to catch our evening flight with ELAL LY313 leaving Israel at 18:30 arriving in Luton at 22.00hrs
For information & registration
Bro. John Mukanganwa
Telephone +44(0)787 7700204
e-mail [email protected]
Sister Runya Mukanganwa
Telephone +44(0)742 8142191
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