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We are walking the Jesus Trail in Israel — from Nazareth to Capernaum.


We arrive in Tabgha, where many important events occurred: (1) Jesus called his first apostles (Mark 1:16-20) (2) Jesus gave the Sermon on the Mount (Mark 5:1) (3) Jesus healed a leper (Mark 8:1-4)(4) Miracle of the multiplication of the loaves and fishes (Mark 6:30-44) (5) Jesus walked on water (Mark 6: 45-57) (6) Jesus met his disciples after his resurrection (John 21: 1-14) (7) Jesus’ appearance to 500 (1 Cor. 15:6)

In Tabgha, we see the first sign for Capernaum, our ultimate destination, the location of St. Peter’s house and the Orthodox Church of Capernaum.

There were probably two separate events where Jesus fed a large crowd with a small amount of food. In Tabgha, the miracle is termed the “Feeding of the 5000.”


Jesus was teaching a large crowd in a place where there was…

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