Oh, the depths of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are His judgements, and His ways past finding out! Romans 11 : 33 (Paul’s letter to the Romans) The city of Pylos is at the foot of a promontory which extends to Mount Aghios Nikolas on which there isContinue reading “Pylos Greece”
Category Archives: Spring 2023 Greece
Kalamata table olives , Koroneiki oil and Voidokilia beach.
We are now in the Messinia region of the Peloponnese. It is known for the Kalamata and Koroneiki olives. If you look at the map of Greece we are on the first finger on the left very close to the town of Pyros. Solomon has something to say to God: ” Take away from meContinue reading “Kalamata table olives , Koroneiki oil and Voidokilia beach.”
Ancient Olympia – a little of so much more.
I waited patiently for the Lord and He listened to me. Psalm 40:1 (The rest of the verses especially verse 6 are interesting.) Fourty five thousand standing on grass verges could watch the runners doing laps. The small On the fourth day of the Olympic Games the Alter of Zeus 7m high and at itsContinue reading “Ancient Olympia – a little of so much more.”
A Sabbath walking near Kaiafas
Shew me thy ways, O Lord; teach me thy paths. Psalm 25:4 There is a hot spring coming out from a mountain and a very big gate. It used to be a viable place . It is now just a place where locals find their way in. Then in a stream where the waters areContinue reading “A Sabbath walking near Kaiafas”
The Gulf of Corinth, two evening primroses and an olive twig
For God says, in the time of my favour I heard you, and in the day of salvation I helped you. “I tell you, now is the day of salvation”. Paul writing in 2 Corinthians 6:2 The gulf of Corinth, an inlet of the Ionian Sea is 80 miles long and from 3 to 20Continue reading “The Gulf of Corinth, two evening primroses and an olive twig”
Loutraki to Diakopta then a train to Kalavrita
So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all to the glory of God. 1Corinthians 10:13 Shortly after leaving Loutraki we went over a submersible bridge at the Eastern entrance to the Corinth Canal. For most of the way to Diakopto the road ran so close to the sea that inContinue reading “Loutraki to Diakopta then a train to Kalavrita”
From lake Heraion to Hera’ s temple and Loutraki.
Do not let your thoughts stay on yourself. Think of Jesus. He is in His holy place, not in solitude and grandeur but surrounded by ten thousand times ten thousands of angels who wait to do their Master’s bidding. And he asks them to go and work for the weakest person who puts their trustContinue reading “From lake Heraion to Hera’ s temple and Loutraki.”
Walking the edges of Lake Heraion
Here is some more from Paul. He wrote the book of Thessalonians as well as Corinthians. Paul says: Do not stop the Spirit. Prove all things; hold tightly what is good don’t look like you are doing wrong! May God sanctify you completely and I Paul pray that your spirit, soul and body will beContinue reading “Walking the edges of Lake Heraion”
A walk in Ancient Corinth.
And now there is faith, hope and love, these three, but the greatest of these is love. Paul’s ending to 1 Corinthians 13. He wrote two letters to the people of Corinth both are an interesting read. The Bible 1Corinthians 13: 13 Now with a lot of imagination one can picture wealthy buildings. Corinth’s geographyContinue reading “A walk in Ancient Corinth.”
This is God talking: ” I know your works : you are neither hot nor cold. I wish you were either cold or hot. So because you are neither hot nor cold , I will spit you out of my mouth. Revelations 3 : 15-16 Deep in Earth’s unfathomable heart of rockThere is a softnessContinue reading “Loutra Thermopilon”
Meteora to Trykia
But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be intreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality , and without hypocrisy. James 4:17 A few miles from Meteora there was an offer we could not resist and neither could quite a few other travellers. “Park free for theContinue reading “Meteora to Trykia”
God is speaking: ‘ Come children listen to me, I will teach you the fear of the Lord… keep your tongue from evil…and lips from deception… Psalm 34: 11, 13 some of Sandy’s words And here is a Greek proverb: The tongue has no bones, but bones it crushes. Metsovo means bear. The village wasContinue reading “Metsovo Greece”