2012 Calendar

The Galilee of Jesus

  • Cover 2012 CalendarChurch of St. Peter's Primacy

    Church of St. Peter’s Primacy

    The Church of St. Peter's Primacy on the north shore of the Sea of Galilee.

    Photo by Todd Bolen of BiblePlaces.com.

  • December 2012Sea of Galilee

    Sea of Galilee

    Jesus found His first disciples fishing the waters of the Sea of Galilee. On one of His journeys with them crossing the lake, Jesus calmed a violent storm (Matthew 8). […]

  • November 2012Mary's Well

    Mary’s Well

    Mary's Well marks the location of the main water source of Nazareth for millennia. Jesus' mother likely came to this spring numerous times as she raised her family in this […]

  • October 2012The Church of Annunciation

    The Church of Annunciation

    This Church in Nazareth is built over the traditional location where the angel Gabriel announced to Mary that she would give birth to the Son of God (Luke 1: 26-37). […]

  • September 2012Mount Tabor

    Mount Tabor

    Growing up in Nazareth, Jesus would have had this view of Mount Tabor from the ridge above His hometown. Mount Tabor was famous for its role in Deborah's defeat of […]

  • August 2012The Church of the Beatitudes

    The Church of the Beatitudes

    This chapel is located on a mount on the north shore of the Sea of Galilee. It commemorates the site where a Jesus delivered His "Sermon on the Mount" (Matthew […]

  • July 2012The Jordan River

    The Jordan River

    Jesus' earthly ministry was inaugurated when he was baptized by John in the waters of the Jordan River. Speaking from heaven, God the Father identified Jesus as His "beloved Son" […]

  • June 2012The Jezreel Valley

    The Jezreel Valley

    This view of the Jezreel Valley from a ridge near Nazareth would have been a familiar one to Jesus. This valley is also known as the Valley of Armageddon. The […]

  • May 2012The Chorazin Synagogue

    The Chorazin Synagogue

    Chorazin is one of the three towns in the Galilee where Jesus focused His ministry. The Lord condemned the city because it had seen great miracles and yet refused to […]

  • April 2012The Capernaum Synagogue

    The Capernaum Synagogue

    This fourth-century AD synagogue in Capernaum sits on the location of the synagogue of Jesus' day. The Gospels record that Jesus performed many miracles here. This is also the place […]

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