Holy Land Tour – Part 9

The remains of King Herods Fortress at the Masada. Picture: SIKELI QOUNADOVU

WHEN the impossible is possible I was once told the word “impossible” can also mean I’m possible or anything is possible only if the heart is willing In Israel, anything is possible.

When Abraham first occupied this barren land the Lord promised the man, considered the patriarch and father of all Israelites if he followed the Lord’s laws, he would establish a great nation that would live in a land flowing with milk and honey.

That promise has been fulfilled, for instance, Israel a land with no minerals has a much a stronger economy than many first world countries such as the United Arab Emirates.

Once a barren desert today Israel prides itself as the top innovative and most thriving agriculture sector that it even exports to countries in Asia and Europe.

Israel’s ability to produce wonders and make what seemed impossible to be possible dates back to history.

She proved it in the Six Day War in 1967, and the Yom Kipur war of 1973, wherein both cases Israel defeated the alliance of Arab nations, who had one objective to try and wipe her off the map of the world.

Even until today these nations still try to invade and destroy Israel, yet the nation which was declared a stated in 1948 and one third the size Tasmania (Australia), ceased to move.

When Herod the Great was coronated as King of the whole of Judea by the Romans, he had a duty to uphold and first and foremost to support the interest of the Romans.

Read more on this story in today’s The Sunday Times and also on our e-Edition.

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