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CAPERNAUM This is a picture of the Synagogue in Capernaum. Mark 1:21 And they went into Capernaum, and immediately on the Sabbath he entered the Synagogue and taught. After being rejected in his own city of Nazareth, Jesus made his home in Capernaum for about 20 months.. Capernaum is located 2 1/2 miles from where the Jordan River enters the Sea of Galilee. It was a custom station on the way to Damascus. It was a busy city, where merchants used to bring silk and spices from Damascus, and take back dried fish, and the fruits of the plains of Gennessaret.
Here Jesus called Matthew the tax collector to follow him. Here Jesus delivered a man in the synagogue from an unclean spirit, Mark 1:23. Here Jesus healed the palsied man who was let down through the roof Matt 9:8. Capernaum was the home of Simon Peter Mark 1:29. Here Jsesus rasied Jairus's daughter from the dead Mark 5:22. Here Jesus healed the woman with the issue of blood Matt 9:20-22. Here he healed two blind men, Matt 9:27-35. Here he healed the man with the withered hand Matt 12:9-15..

Directions: On the Northern shore of the Sea of Galilee near the mouth of the Jordan River where it flows int to the Sea of Galilee.
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