Megiddo, or Tel Megiddo, is the site of an ancient city in northern Israel’s Jezreel valley. It is believed to be the place where the armies will gather for Armageddon. The picture shows an aerial view of Tel Megiddo. Photo by Itamar Grinberg.
It’s one of the most important sites in the world – Megiddo!
Megiddo stands at the very hub of history. It was a central stop on the greatest trading route of the ancient world, which crossed the land bridge of Canaan to link the far reaches of the Fertile Crescent – Egypt in the south and Mesopotamia in the north.
This is why Tel Megiddo was one of the most strategic posts in the known world thousands of years ago. It was said, “He who guards Megiddo controls the world’s trade route and this way, they control the world.”
Historians believe that more battles were fought at Megiddo (Tel Megiddo) and the surrounding Jezreel Valley than anywhere else on earth.
Egyptians, Israelites, Midianites, Amalekites, Philistines, Greeks, Muslims, Crusaders, Mongols, British, Germans, Arabs, Ottomons, Australians and Israelis have all fought and died here.
The names of the warring leaders reverberate throughout history: Thutmose III of Egypt, Deborah, Barak, Sisera, Shishak, Jehu, Joram, Jezebel, Josiah, Gideon, Saul and Jonathan, Jezebel, Saladin, Napoleon, and Allenby. These are just some of the most famous names and there are countless others whose names were never recorded.
Yet, there is a far greater military gathering coming here according to many Bible scholars than ever before in the history of the world.
That’s where Hans takes us today.
Our group is standing at an overlook on Megiddo, gazing at the valley floor below and the skies above. Megiddo is filled with scriptural prophecy.
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(See photos of Megiddo at the end of this post.)
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In this Episode, You’ll Discover:
- The strategic significance of Megiddo throughout history
- The birth pangs of the end times but the joyful end
- The harmony of prophetic fulfillment that brings trials and revival.
- Some photos below from Megiddo (Tel Megiddo)
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Photos from ‘Tel’ Megiddo (Photos from Arlen Salte and Adobe Stock):
Tel Megiddo an historical, geographical, and theological ruins site between the Carmel Ridge and the Valley of Jezreel in the Western Galilee, Israel.
The reconstructed southern stables at Tel Megiddo National Park
Ancient Gates: Tel Megiddo, Israel
Ruins at the Tel Megiddo National park – a UNESCO work heritage site, northern Israel
Water tunnel: Megiddo
Grain storage system: Megiddo
View over Jezreel Valley from Tel Megiddo National Park, Israel