Presentation on theme: "G Bethany 1 ospel eography in. Palestine in the days of Christ 2 01 Mediterranean Sea 02 Sea of Galilee 03 Nazareth 04 Mt Carmel 05 Judea 06 Sychar 07."— Presentation transcript:
Gospel in Geography 9 John 11:17-19 17 Then when Jesus came, he found that he had lain in the grave four days already. 18 Now Bethany was nigh unto Jerusalem, about fifteen furlongs off: 19 And many of the Jews came to Martha and Mary, to comfort them concerning their brother.
10 John 11:18 Now Bethany was near Jerusalem, about two miles away. KJV: fifteen furlongs Close enough for horseshoes A village 15 furlongs from Jerusalem John 11:18
Bethany 13 Bethany This village was on the east slope of the Mount of Olives and about two Miles from Jerusalem. Christ raised Lazarus from the dead here (John 11:17-45) It was the Mount of Olives where Jesus ascended into heaven (Acts 1:12)
Gospel in Geography 14 Acts 1:12 Then returned they unto Jerusalem from the mount called Olivet, which is from Jerusalem a Sabbath day's journey.
Gospel in Geography Jesus’ last days before the crucifixion – Spent in and around Jerusalem – One of His last miracles took place in Bethany Raised Lazarus from the dead Bethany located on the eastern slope of the Mount of Olives about 2 miles southeast of Jerusalem Footpath over the mountain from Jerusalem to Bethany 15