Chorazin in Christian Sources

Chorazin in Christian Sources (HM2L71)

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N 32° 54.695', W 35° 33.866'

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"Corazin, a village in the Galilee, cursed by the Messiah, lies in ruins today."
[Eusebius, a 4th century church patriarch]

Jesus and his disciples preached and taught along the shores of Lake Kinneret, where many miracles were performed.
Chorazin rejected him and was cursed, together with Capernaum and Bethsaida.

"Its synagogue has more than once heard the word of God out of His mouth and witnessed the miracles He performed. This is why all Christians should cherish the ruins of this building. We know that in the time of Eusebius the town was deserted, the Messiah's curse had struck it, and as witness to their deliberate disregard of His loving grace, the synagogue lay, in ruins."
[Victor Guerin, explorer, 1875]

Christian sites on the shores of the sea of Galilee

· Tiberias
· Magdala
· Tabgha
· Capernaum
· Mount of Beatitudes
· Chorazim
· Bethsaida
· Kursi

29 Ann when they had platted a crown of thorns, they put it upon his head, and a reed in his right hand: and they bowed the knee before him, and mocked him, saying, Hail, King of the Jews,
Matthew 27

We are standing in the shade of a tree known as Zizyphus spina christi, from the branches



of which, according to tradition, a crown was prepared for Jesus.
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HM NumberHM2L71
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Date Added Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 at 11:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)25S E 260169 N 3644402
Decimal Degrees32.91158333, -35.56443333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 54.695', W 35° 33.866'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 54' 41.7" N, 35° 33' 51.96" W
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