Tour Journal For Frisco Bible Church "All The Difference" Study Tour June 10-23, 2012

Day 8 – Wilderness Wandering

Day 8 – Wilderness Wandering

By Matt Lantz

Shalom from Israel! As much as we were enjoying our time in Jordan, we are excited to be back in Israel as well as to be reunited with our guide, Ronny. Today was a big travel day. We had to make our way from Petra on the Jordan side all the way down to the Gulf of Aqaba to cross into Israel and then back up to the Dead Sea where we are spending the night tonight (this time on the Israeli side).

Since this is an All the Difference tour, we made sure that we did some teaching along the way. Matt shared with the group about the wilderness and God’s purposes for the Exodus in the life of Israel and how it parallels our lives as we continue to grow in faith and obedience. We did get the chance to stop at the ancient site of Arad where Wayne pointed out the syncretistic temple where Israelites likely worshiped Baal, Asherah, and God all together. We had a moment to make a commitment to flee from idols there and consider if there is any syncretism in our lives.

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Audio from this day
Arad – Wayne

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