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Maps - Places Jesus visited

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Maps of locations Jesus visited.
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Bethany. <br/>A village, near Jerusalem (John 11:18), on the road to Jericho, at the Mount of Olives (Mark 11:1 Luke 19:29). It was the home of ‘Simon the leper’ (Mark 14:3) and Mary, Martha and Lazarus (John 11:18). This village was where Jesus preferred to lodge rather than in Jerusalem itself (Matthew 21:17 Mark 11:11). It was in Bethany that Lazarus was raised from the dead (John 11) and Jesus dined at the house of Simon (Matthew 26:1-13, Mark 14:3-9, Luke 7:36-50, John 1:2:1-8). – Slide 1
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Bethany beyond the Jordan. <br/>This is the region where Jesus was teaching when news arrived that Lazarus was ill and dying (John 1:28). The traditional site is the ford east of Jericho. – Slide 2
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Bethlehem. <br/>The home town of King David and where Jesus was born about 2000 years ago. See Matthew 2:1-12 or Luke 2:1-7. The prophet Micah prophesised that the Messiah would be born here. It is located 5 miles south of Jerusalem and 2,350 ft. above sea level. – Slide 3
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Bethphage. <br/>Located near the Mount of Olives and to the road from Jerusalem to Jericho, it was known as 'place of young figs'. It was in Bethphage that Jesus told two of His disciples to get a donkey, in preparation for His entry into Jerusalem. Jesus later rode the donkey into Jerusalem, fulfilling a prophecy found in Zechariah 9:9, which speaks of a great king presenting himself to the people in a most humble way (Matthew 21:1-11). – Slide 4
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Bethsaida. <br/>Bethsaida, is on the north side of the Sea of Galilee. It was here that a blind man was brought to Jesus and Jesus led him outside of the village to restore his sight, (Mark 8:22-26). This might also have been the area in which Jesus performed the miracle of feeding 5,000 (Mark 6:32 Luke 9:10). – Slide 5
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Caesarea Philippi. <br/>Caesarea Philippi is at the south-west base of Mt. Hermon, on a rocky terrace, 1,150 ft. above sea-level. It was a centre for the worship of the god Pan. Jesus and His disciples visited this region. It was here that Peter declared that Jesus is the Son of God (Matthew 16:13 Mark 8:27). – Slide 6
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Cana. <br/>Jesus performed His first recorded miracle at a wedding in Cana, turning water into wine. (John 2:1-11). It was also the home of Nathaniel (John 21:2). – Slide 7
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Capernaum. <br/>This was the town on the northern shore of Lake Galilee that Jesus used as the base for His ministry in the region. It was the home of Peter and Andrew, Jairus, the Royal official whose son was healed, the Roman centurion whose servant was healed and the place where many other miracles took place (Matthew 4:12-16). – Slide 8
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Dalmanutha. <br/>Jesus went to the region of Dalmanutha after performing a miracle in which 4000 men and their families were miraculously fed. Dalmanutha might be another name for Magadan. – Slide 9
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Decapolis. <br/>The name given to the region occupied by a league of 'ten cities' east and south of the Sea of Galilee (Matthew 4:25, Mark 5:20, Mark 7:31). Jesus miraculously healed a man who was deaf and had difficulty speaking in this region (Mark 7:31-37). – Slide 10
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Egypt. <br/>When Jesus was an infant, His mother Mary and adoptive father Joseph took Him to Egypt because King Herod wanted to kill Him (Matthew 2:13-20). After Herod died, Joseph and Mary brought Jesus back to Israel and settled in the town of Nazareth. – Slide 11
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Emmaus. <br/>A village about seven miles from Jerusalem on the route to Joppa. It was on the road to Emmaus that a man named Cleophas and another person met Jesus and spoke with Him, after Jesus was resurrected (Luke 24:13-35). – Slide 12
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Ephraim. <br/>When Jesus brought Lazarus back to life, the Jewish authorities plotted to kill Jesus. Jesus took refuge in a quiet town called Ephraim and stayed there for a while with His disciples (John 11:1-57). – Slide 13
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Gennesaret. <br/>A small, fertile, well-watered plain on the Northwest shore of the Sea of Galilee (Matthew 14:34 Mark 6:53). Gennesaret was the place where Jesus and His apostles visited after He had miraculously walked on water (Matthew 14:22-36). – Slide 14
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Golgotha. <br/>Golgotha, meaning 'the place of the skull,' in Aramaic, or 'Calvary in Latin', is the place outside of Jerusalem where Jesus was crucified. – Slide 15
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Jericho. <br/>During the days of Jesus, the ancient site of Jericho was largely abandoned and there was a newer settlement to the south, which had been built by King Herod. Jesus visited Zacchaeus at his house in Jericho (Luke 19:1-9) and healed a blind man named Bartimaeus on the road out of the city (Mark 10:46). – Slide 16
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Jerusalem. <br/>King David established Jerusalem as the capital of Israel about 3000 years ago. Jesus visited the city as a child and attended the many feasts held in Jerusalem during His ministry. It was the location for Jesus’ last week of ministry, His death and resurrection. – Slide 17
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Jordan River. <br/>Jesus was baptized in the Jordan River by John the Baptist. It is the largest river in Israel and is formed by three streams in the foothills of Mount Hermon. The term 'Jordan Valley' is reserved for the lower course of the river (120 km,75 miles) fed by the Yarmouk and Zarqa Rivers and running into the Dead Sea. – Slide 18
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Magadan. <br/>Jesus traveled to the region of Magadan, near the Sea of Galilee, shortly after performing miracles of healing and then feeding 4,000 people when the Apostles only had a few loaves of bread and fish (Matthew 15:29-39). – Slide 19
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Mount of Olives. <br/>The Mount of Olives is mentioned in many of the events of Passion Week. Jesus made His triumphal entry to the city Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives (Matthew 21, Mark 11, Luke 19). He wept over Jerusalem from this point (Luke 19:41). As Jesus sat on the Mount of Olives (Matthew 24:3, Mark 13:3) He gave His memorable sermon with the doomed city in view.  <br/>On the lower slopes of the Mount of Olives, in the Garden of Gethsemane Jesus endured His agony, the betrayal and arrest. On one of its higher points on the secluded eastern slopes near Bethany (Luke 24:50-52) Jesus ascended into heaven (Acts 1:12). – Slide 20
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Nain. <br/>Jesus and disciples travelled to Nain and saw a funeral procession for a young man who was the only son of a widow. Jesus raised the man back to life. (Luke 7:11-17). Miracles of Jesus. – Slide 21
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Nazareth. <br/>A small town in the district of Galilee where Jesus grew up. Jesus preached His first recorded sermon (Luke 4:16) in the synagogue at Nazareth. His message caused such fury he was led to the brow of a hill to be thrown to His death but He walked away through the crowd. Due to their unbelief Jesus did not do many mighty works there (Matthew 13:58). Finding no security in Nazareth, Jesus moved from Nazareth to make His home in Capernaum. – Slide 22
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Sea of Galilee. <br/>A fresh-water lake. Jesus performed miracles here, including the feeding of 5000 (John 6:1), the healing of a man who was deaf and mute (Mark 7:31), stilling the storm and walking on water (Matthew 14:22-33, Mark 6:45-52, John 6:16-21). – Slide 23
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Sychar. <br/>A town in Samaria where Jesus spoke with a Samaritan woman and informed her that He is the Messiah. (John 4:5-42). Jesus was passing through Samaria on His way to Galilee and stopped at Jacob's well. – Slide 24
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Tyre. <br/>Jesus travelled to the Mediterranean coast near the gentile city of Tyre. It was in this region a gentile woman born in Phoenicia begged Jesus to drive an evil spirit out of her daughter. Jesus tested her faith, then healed the child (Matthew 15:21-28, Mark 7:24-30). – Slide 25
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