Joel Richardson teaching in Saudi Arabia
Author Joel Richardson teaches on a trip to Saudi Arabia in 2019.

Moses answered the people,“Do not be afraid. Stand firm and you will see the deliverance the Lord will bring you today. The Egyptians you see today you will never see again.The Lord will fight for you; you need only to be still.

Exodus 14:13-14

Saudi Arabia is now open for discovery

For the past few decades, the Biblical sites in Saudi Arabia were shrouded in mystery for the Western believer. Tourists were not allowed to visit them, and Saudi Arabia travel was limited.

That changed following meetings between evangelical leaders from America and the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. He agreed to open up Saudi Arabia and its sites to visitors. 

Unlike neighboring countries that have a well-forged path for Bible learners, Saudi Arabia’s sites are less developed. There aren’t streams of tour buses and well-marked points of interest. There are no plaques, sidewalks or historical markers that explain to tourists where they are.

But that is part of the allure. 

Maury, one traveler who went on one of our first trips there, said the rawness of Saudi Arabia sites create “a bit of mystery and a whole lot of intrigue.” 

The gravity of the experience for him was profound. You are not looking at cave carvings through glass. You see the real thing. He walked through the places the Israelites passed and couldn’t help but wonder if the last person to touch them was a biblical figure. 

Seeing Exodus come to life before his eyes not only gave him a better understanding of Exodus, it gave him an opportunity to reprioritize some things in his life. He began to feel deeper connection with God in his time spent in prayer, similar to the figures he read about. 

His trip was just the beginning. We are going back.

In February 2021, we are offering a cruise like never before. We have chartered a private yacht just for your small group of intrepid Bereans. It will set sail through the Red Sea, making stops at sites such as the “real” Mount Sinai, the Split Rock of Horeb, Jethro’s Caves in the land of Midian, Edom, Bitter Lakes, the port near Solomon’s Ezion Geber, and Petra. 

Recent discoveries have shifted some Biblical historians’ understanding about where Mount Sinai is. When you travel there, you will get exclusive teachings from experts on the stirring evidence that  the real Mount Sinai is in Saudi Arabia and is actually a mountain today known as Jebel al-Lawz. 
That is just one compelling site you will see with your own eyes. Saudi Arabia travel is packed with eye-opening revelations about the Israelites’ time there and how God made a way for them. 

As Jethro said in Exodus 18:10-11, “Praise be to the Lord, who rescued you from the hand of the Egyptians and of Pharaoh, and who rescued the people from the hand of the Egyptians. Now I know that the Lord is greater than all other gods, for he did this to those who had treated Israel arrogantly.”

You Could Be the Next to Go

We will have Biblical experts on hand to help connect the Israelites’ journey through Exodus. Saudi Arabia travel comes with experiential learning you can’t get by watching a documentary or visiting a museum. 

You will do all this from the comfort of luxurious accommodations on a private yacht. We have also added a few excursions for the adventurous. We are offering two itineraries. Choose whatever fits you best. You can read more about the details of these exciting trips here

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