Guided Bible Studies for Hungry Christians

Sheep Gate:

The sheep gate in Nehemiah’s time and under his supervision was repaired by Eliashib and the priests under him.  (Nehemiah 3:1). The “sheep gate” was located in the northeast corner of Jerusalem near the Temple area. It was where the sheep were brought to the Temple to be sacrificed on the altar. Eliashib sanctified the sheep gate, and set up the doors of it; even unto the tower of Meah they sanct ...[Read More]

Nehemiah: Gates of Jerusalem Introduction:

The words of Nehemiah the son of Hachaliah. And it came to pass in the month Chisleu, (the 9th month of the calendar corresponding to Nov-Dec) (Strong. 2001. #03691), in the twentieth year, as I was in Shushan (the winter residence of the Persian kings; located on the river Ulai or Choaspes) (Strong. 2001. #07800), the palace. That Hanani, one of my brethren, came, he and certain men of Judah; and ...[Read More]

Mount Zion or Mount Sion:

Mount Zion or Mount Sion are other names for Jerusalem, especially in the prophetic books. Both Sion or Zion means “a parched place”.  It is located on the southwestern most and highest hills on which the higher and more ancient part of Jerusalem was built. The name Mount Zion or Sion is often used of the entire city of Jerusalem. Mount Zion is holy to Jews, Christian as well to the Mu ...[Read More]

Mount Tabor:

Mount Tabor is located at the eastern end of the Jezreel Valley in the Lower Galilee southwest of the Sea of Galilee and north of the Hill of Moreh and Mount Gilboa. It is also known as Har Tavor, Itabyrium, Jebel et Tur. The name Tabor means “mound”. (Strong. 2001. #08396).  Deborah tells Barak to go to Mount Tabor and then to lead an attack from Tabor on Sisera and his men. (Judges 4 ...[Read More]

Mount Sinai (Mount Horeb):

Mount Sinai is also known as Mount Horeb in the Bible. The mountain in the Sinai Peninsula (probably present-day Jebel Musa), also called Horeb in the Old Testament, where the LORD God made a covenant with Israel, introducing them as His people and giving them His laws.  New Testament calls Mount Sinai which symbolizes the old covenant. (Manser. 2009).  Sinai means “thorny”. (Strong. 2001. # ...[Read More]

Mount Pisgah:

Mount Pisgah is a range of mountains on the Abarim Range, east of Jordan. The prominent peak is Mount Nebo that parallels the Dead Sea on the eastern shore. The Sea of the Arabah, the Salt Sea, is “under the slopes of Pisgah” to the east. (Deuteronomy 4:49). The territory of the Israelites, beyond the Jordan, is described as extending “to the sea of the Arabah, the Salt Sea, southward to the foot ...[Read More]

Mount of Olives:

The Mount of Olives is a mountain ridge that is 2 ½ mile long. The mountain ridge towers over the east side of Jerusalem, the middle of the three peaks forms the ridge. The central Mount of Olives and Mount Scopus are peaks on its northern side, rise over 200 feet above the Temple Mount across the Kidron Valley. David crossed the Mount of Olives when fleeing Absalom (2 Samuel 15:30). Ezekiel saw t ...[Read More]

Mount Nebo:

Mount Nebo is a mountain in western Jordan. The whole landscape of the Holy Land can be viewed from the summit of Mount Nebo. Jerusalem and the West Bank city of Jericho can usually be seen from the summit of Mount Nebo. The Lord GOD told Moses to go up into Mount Nebo in the land of Moab, over against Jericho, in the land of Canaan. The land of Canaan was given unto the children of Israel for a p ...[Read More]

Mount Moriah:

Mount Moriah means “chosen by Jehovah”. It is an elongated ridge with the southern end of the ridge at the intersection of the Kidron and Hinnom valleys. The northeastern ridge is the present Damascus Gate of the Old City. The Temple Mount and the Old City of Jerusalem as well as the Dome of the Rock, a Moslem shrine, is located on top of Mount Moriah. The Mount of Olives is just east ...[Read More]

Mount Mizar:

Mount Mizar is a little mountain (hill) peak on the eastern ridge of the Mountains of Lebanon in the northern part of Transjordan, Palestine. Mount Mizar is apparently in the region of Mount Hermon and the Jordan River.  The “hill” Mizar was remembered with the Hermonites, the name of the three summits   of Mount Hermon that is located on the border of Palestine and Lebanon. “O my God, ...[Read More]