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We stopped by this place, also known in the Bible as Gerasene. This is where Jesus drove out a legion of demons from a possessed man into a herd of pigs that ran off a cliff into the water below.
It amazed me to actually...More
Kursi is the place where Jesus was confronted by a demon possessed man. This is in a Gentile area east of Galilee. When they met, the man asked Jesus not to torment him. Jesus asked how many demons were in the man. “Legion” was the...More
This is the place where Jesus is thought to have thrown the legion of demons from the man with unclean spirits into the pigs. The pigs subsequently ran down the steep hillside into the Sea of Galilee and drowned.
Come here to get away from the crowd and reflect on the passage showing compassion to a tormented man.
There are many places/benches on the site but the best thing is to go up to the small ruins of a chapel, up the mountain and...More
If you do not go there during the open hours you cant see much, except the parking lot. A lot of flower bushes around. If you go there when it is open you can go for a walk inside, and you can even have a...More
The site is ok, nothing wrong with it, if you have the multi pass of the national parks and if you are passing by and you are interested in ancient byzantine churches, sure why not, 30 mins will do to visit the site, plenty of...More
We visit Kursi each time we travel in the north of Israel. It is one of three cities mentioned in the Bible where Jesus taught in the Galilee area. It is totally constructed of Basalt or volcanic rock. The scenes depicted in the synagogue show...More