• Gilgal Rephaim, Israel’s “Stonehenge”, is Just 3 Miles from Gamla

     

    By Joe Bartling

    Gilgal Rephaim (Hebrew for “Circle of the Giants”) is a large megalithic monument that is just three miles east of the site of Gamla in the Golan …

  • Gamla Means “Camel” and A Whole Lot More

     

    In Aramaic, the word “Gamla” or “Gamala” means “camel”, the “beast of burden” in ancient Biblical times.  In Hebrew, camel is “gamal”.  The mountain and city of “Gamla” was described …

  • John the Baptist Baptizes Jesus

    John the Baptist, the Wedding at “Cana” and Jesus’ First Five Disciples

     

    By Joe Bartling

    The Gospel of John is known as the “Christological” Gospel; its purpose to explain that Jesus is the “divine Son of God” and generally believed to have …

  • If Jesus Used Google Maps

     

    by Joe Bartling

    I’ve made the case in my article “Jesus’ Boyhood Hometown: Rediscovered after 2,000 Years?” that it is very possible, and even likely, that Gamla was …

  • Flight to Egypt

    Is Jesus of Nazareth Really from “Nazareth”? What’s in a Word?

     

    By Joe Bartling

    We’ve all heard from Biblical teachings that Jesus was raised in a town called Nazareth; he’s specifically called “Jesus of Nazareth” in the KJV version …