Walking with Jesus East of the Sea of Galilee

by Steve Ray on May 2, 2012

Today I took off for 8.7 miles along the eastern coast of the Sea of Galilee. I have only a few segments left to complete my run around the whole sea. However, since I have a torn meniscus in my knee (operation on May 23) I had to refrain from running on this segment and could only “walk very briskly”).

I started out at Kursi where I left off last time. Kursi is a national park that commemorates the place Jesus cast the demons out of the man of the Gadarenes. It is directly across the sea from Tiberias. I provide lots of videos and pictures along with commentary.

It is the month of Sivan in the season of Nisan when the wheat is harvested. I recall the story of Jesus with his disciples eating wheat along their journey and the story of Ruth gleaning the wheat fields. I demonstrate both.

I also found lots of bugs, a turtle and a dead (and deadly) viper. Without any cover at all I was caught in a thunderstorm which is unusual in May. The sea arose with rough waves.

It was a great hike and I hope you enjoy the maps, videos, pictures and commentary. Click on the image below to join me on my Jesus Walk.

Click on this image to join me on this walk with Jesus

What I do when I can’t run :-)

Goofy little video clip :-)


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Steven Beingana May 2, 2012 at 3:37 PM

What a wonderful trip….spiritually enriching. Wishing you the best

Judith Piazza May 3, 2012 at 1:25 AM

Hi Bev and Ted O. Have a great time and take a lot of pictures for me. You both deserve this trip
Love Jude

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