Bible Places

Articles about Bible places help the reader better understand a specific region, town, city, or location that either has been referenced in the Bible or is relevant to the Bible. Insights and application is provided when appropriate. These kinds of articles are indicated by the image you can see to the left.


In Revelation 1:9, the apostle John described some of the circumstances surrounding his writing of what we now know as the Book of Revelation, the last book in the Bible: “I, John, your brother and partner in the tribulation, kingdom, and endurance that are in Jesus, was on the island called Patmos because of God’s…

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Philippi In The Bible

Why was Philippi in the Bible important? After Paul received a vision in which a man from Macedonia stood and asked him to come to Macedonia and help, Paul and his company “set out for” the Roman province, concluding that God wanted them to evangelize the people who lived there also (Acts 16:10). Luke continued,…

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Sea of Galilee

Located about 60 miles north of Jerusalem and approximately 30 miles west of the Mediterranean Sea in northern Palestine, the Sea of Galilee is 8 miles wide at its widest east-west distance and 13 miles long north to south. Close by, the Galilean hills reach to approximately 1,500 feet above sea level. The Lebanon Mountains…

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Ur of the Chaldeans

Genesis 11:31-32 states, “Terah took his son Abram, his grandson Lot (Haram’s son), and his daughter-in-law Sarai, his son Abram’s wife, and they set out together from Ur of the Chaldeans to go to the land of Canaan. But when they came to Haran, they settled there. Terah lived 205 years and died in Haran.”…

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