about the Biblical significance
of the number 40.
Participate in the
Dedication of the
Christian Forest on
contribution of only $15 you can participate in the Dedication
of the Christian Forest on Mt. Tabor and in doing so
(i) celebrate the Christian
history and future in the Holy Land, (ii) show support for the
Christian Communities in the Holy Land and (iii) evidence the
determination of Christian Communities outside the Holy Land to
stand by and with the Christian Communities in the Holy Land.
The Christian Communities in the Holy Land need and
want the Christian Communities outside the Holy Land to
be with them. To engage with them spiritually and
emotionally. To care and to show it.
We ask you to think of the Christian Communities in
the Holy Land when you, a loved one or friend celebrate Christian
life cycle and other events, such as weddings, graduations,
confirmations, baptisms, Christenings, or anniversaries for
example, and to use those occasions to participate in the
Dedication of the Christian Forest on Mt. Tabor.
The event that you celebrate with your support will
be memorialized both in a beautiful certificate that we will
send to you as well as in a Book of Dedications which will be on
public display in the Holy Land. You can visit it and the
Christian Forest you helped to dedicate when you visit the Holy
Land. Click here to participate now
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the Dedication of the Christian Forest on Mt.
Tabor When You
There are many reasons to look toward Mount
Tabor for these purposes.
is the traditional
location of the miracle of the Transfiguration of Jesus. "After
six days Jesus took with him Peter, James and John the brother
of James, and led them up a high mountain by themselves. There
he was transfigured before them. His face shone like the sun,
and his clothes became as white as the light" [Matthew 17:
Mt. Tabor is one of the "not to be missed" sites to
experience when youvisit the Holy
never forget your visit to Mount Tabor and your walk around the
mountain on the gentle path that winds through the Christian
Forest, the Forest in which you have participated dedicating, with your participation
memorialized in a specially crafted Book of Dedications located,
for you to see and read through, at one of our Supported Charities.
dome-shaped Mt Tabor is used in Scripture as a symbol
of majesty. Jeremiah 46:18. “‘As I live,’ declares the
King Whose name is the Lord of hosts, ‘Surely one shall come who
looms up like Tabor among the mountains, Or like Carmel
by the sea’” (cf. Psalm 89:12). Mt.Tabor
was the scene of great Biblical events such as the battle with
the king of Hazor (Judges 4 and 5). The Bible relates the story
of Deborah gazing out at the
approaching chariots of the Canaanite army led by Sisera and
calling Barak to gather the tribes and carry out a pincer
movement, surrounding and destroying the Canaanite army. "Then
Deborah said to Barak, "Go! This is the day the Lord has given
Sisera into your hands. Has not the Lord gone ahead of you?" So
Barak went down Mount
followed by ten thousand men" (Judges
Mt Tabor, and celebrating
the Transfiguration which tradition holds occurred there, is one of most exquisite churches in the Holy Land.
The Church of the Transfiguration was erected over ruins of a
Byzantine chapel. by architect Antonio Barluzzi utilizing a 4th-7th
century style that imparts to this church a special flavor. The
theme of the artwork in the church is metamorphous things that
change or highlight the glorified Jesus.