I'm writing this post for many who have contacted me to ask about the details of travelling to Israel. Here are some frequently asked questions, I hope it helps. 1. Isn't it illegal to travel to Israel from Malaysia? No. I have proper documentation approved by concerning authorities. 2. How do you get that documentation? [...]
The Old City has one of the oldest graveyards in the world, almost 6,000 years old. When a Jewish person dies, traditionally the person is buried within 24 hours, but if that is not possible then the family waits for relatives, colleagues, friends and neighbours to arrive. The deceased is not cremated or embalmed but [...]
The Dome of the Rock and the area around it has great spiritual significance for a number of religions. And everyone comes there to pray, pay tribute, protest, etc. It’s a holy site for so many believers of different faiths that when you walk around you can feel the crisp tension in the air between [...]
Pure and genuine religion in the sight of God the Father means caring for orphans and widows in their distress and refusing to let the world corrupt you.
Freedom of will versus the sovereignty of God. For years people have debated over the line between the two. How can you be pre-destined and also have choice? Good question. We are made in the image of God and thus we have an obligation, nay, a responsibility to make choices. I set before you life [...]
There’s a story about two brothers. Twins, actually. And while they looked exactly alike, they were as different as night and day. Father loved one, while Mother loved the other. Each boy grew up with their own clouds of strife hanging over their heads. The older twin was a beefcake. The women swooned in his [...]
Join me on this study tour, I’ll be posting up pictures of the sites on my instastory (@sumi.jelly) everyday or subscribe to this blog to receive updates. One of the greatest moral teachings of all time is said to be Jesus’ first discourse on the Mount of Beatitudes or Mount of Blessing. It was so [...]