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Where Jesus walked : a spiritual journey through the Holy Land
Stacy, R. Wayne.
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Valley Forge, PA : Judson Press, [2001]

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xiv, 191 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
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Far beyond just providing information related to geography and Bible interpretation, Where Jesus Walked encourages pilgrims to interact with the Bible's messages in ways that will lead to new spiritual challenges and growth. Author R. Wayne Stacy, who leads annual tours of the Holy Land and is an expert in the field of Holy Land geography, uses the geography of revelation to provide important insights for understanding the meaning of Scripture, particularly the messages of Christ.

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R. Wayne Stacy is dean and professor of New Testament and preaching at the M. Christopher White School of Divinity at Gardner Webb University in Boiling Springs, North Carolina. A former pastor at the First Baptist Church of Raleigh, North Carolina, he is the author of three books and regularly leads tours of the Holy Land

Table of Contents

Introductionp. ix
Part I Galilee
Chapter 1 Nazareth: The Church of the Annunciationp. 3
The Scripture: Luke 4:16-30p. 6
"The Sermon"p. 7
Chapter 2 Cana of Galilee: The Church of the Weddingp. 13
The Scripture: John 2:1-11p. 17
"Epiphany"p. 18
Chapter 3 The Sea of Galileep. 29
The Scripture: Mark 4:35-41p. 33
"Epiphany Stories"p. 34
Chapter 4 Tabgha: Peter's Harborp. 41
The Scripture: John 21:1-19p. 45
"A Simon Story"p. 46
Chapter 5 The Mount of the Beatitudesp. 51
The Scripture: Matthew 5:1-10p. 54
"The Measure of Our Success"p. 54
Chapter 6 Capernaump. 63
The Scripture: Mark 1:21-28p. 68
"Facing the Forces"p. 68
Chapter 7 The Jordan River: Yardenitp. 77
The Scripture: Romans 6:1-11p. 80
"A Whole New Life"p. 81
Part II Bethlehem
Chapter 8 The Church of the Nativityp. 91
The Scripture: Mark 10:13-16p. 93
"The Little Door"p. 94
Chapter 9 Shepherds' Fieldp. 101
The Scripture: Luke 2:1-20p. 106
"Angels We Have Heard Nearby"p. 107
Part III Jerusalem
Chapter 10 The Cenacle: The Upper Room of the Last Supperp. 121
The Scripture: Luke 24:13-35p. 127
"The Presence in the Absence"p. 128
Chapter 11 The Church of the Holy Sepulchrep. 139
The Scripture: Isaiah 50:4-6p. 143
"Death Crown"p. 143
Chapter 12 The Pool of Bethesdap. 151
The Scripture: John 5:2-16p. 156
"A Cruel Pool"p. 156
Chapter 13 Gordon's Calvaryp. 167
The Scripture: John 19:17-30p. 170
"The Letter"p. 171
Chapter 14 The Garden Tombp. 175
The Scripture: John 19:38-20:18p. 178
"Broken Things"p. 180
Appendix Holy Land Mapsp. 187