The desert around En Gedi is hot, barren, and dry. God’s promise to his people was to turn the desert into “pools of water” (Psalm 107:35). Even the barrenness is made fruitful by the living water from God.The water and shade seen in this photograph provide relief and the ability to handle the extreme desert heat. This, too, is a picture of God’s care. He is the cool shade that protects the weary from the sun’s heat; he is the water that soothes the parched throat of the thirsty.

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Upcoming Tours

We would love to walk with you in the Holy Land. Here are upcoming opportunities:

Nov 01 — Nov 15, 2020
Walking with the Patriarchs
Led by George DeJong
Spring 2021
Israel in Depth
Led by George DeJong
Summer 2021
Ancient Paths to Modern Leadership
Led by George DeJong
Sep 18 — Oct 02, 2021
Israel & Turkey in Depth
Led by George DeJong
Fall 2021
Through the Roof
Led by George DeJong