Praying with Jesus beneath the Olive Trees of Gethsemane

Like millions before and since, I have visited the olive trees of Gethsemane, a place made holy by the intensity of Jesus’s suffering as He watched and prayed there on the eve of His passion. Almost all of us who are reading this are those whom the Scriptures... read more

The Significance of the East Gate

On my final morning in Jerusalem, we walked along the city walls past the East Gate, which, as Ezekiel had prophesied would happen, (Ezek. 44:2) was blocked up in the 16th century by an Ottoman Sultan. Knowing that no Jew would ever step over a grave, a cemetery was... read more