Site Where Christians Believe Jesus Healed Blind Man to Open for Public View

Stand for Israel  |  January 3, 2023

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In the Holy Land, we see biblical history come to life through archaeology, and now thanks to Israeli excavations, a new biblical site will be open to the public: the Pool of Siloam. It’s the place where Christians believe Jesus healed a blind man and this site is both historically important and a way to bring Scripture to life as well. Fox News tells us more:

The Israel Antiquities Authority, the Israel National Parks Authority and the City of David Foundation announced days before the new year that the Pool of Siloam, a biblical site cherished by Christians and Jews, will be open to the public for the first time in 2,000 years in the near future.

“The Pool of Siloam’s excavation is highly significant to Christians around the world,” American Pastor John Hagee, the founder and chairman of Christians United for Israel, told Fox News Digital. “It was at this site that Jesus healed the blind man (John:9), and it is at this site that, 2,000 years ago, Jewish pilgrims cleansed themselves prior to entering the Second Temple. 

“The Pool of Siloam and the Pilgrimage Road, both located within the City of David, are among the most inspiring archeological affirmations of the Bible. 

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