Shepherd’s Field – City of David

The Shepherd’s Field
Very near Bethlehem

We began this last day with the troopers walking through a rather desolate weedy area to an ancient structure over a cave which Guy said could be the place of the birth of Jesus. Guy explained his reasons for thinking it could be from the Scriptures, however, I haven’t had time to study the Scriptures he referred to for you.

But having been in Nazareth and this “shepherd’s field,” we really touched the first coming of our Lord. We could not go into Bethlehem because there are no soldiers available to man the entry.


The City of David

Zeev Orenstein, Director of International Affairs for the City of David Foundation, personally spoke to our group as we entered this most wonderful archeological site. 

The ancient City of David is actually being uncovered before the very eyes of those who want to know.

The Pool of Siloam. The steps led into a pool that was used by worshipers for purification purposes before they ascended to the Temple Mount.

We divided into groups. Zeev led the group of about ten, which I was in. 

At one point he asked, “What are the odds that Jesus walked on these very stones, on this very path?”

The answer: 100%.

The stone steps (all original) go up from the Pool of Siloam to the Temple Mount.

John 9 records the healing of the blind man whose eyes Jesus anointed with mud and told to, “Go, wash in the Pool of Siloam.” 

The Stepped Street (Pilgrimage Road). These stones, dating back to New Testament times, are part of the recently excavated road that led from the Pool of Siloam to the Temple Mount. The metal structures support a neighborhood above.

I thought of what it must have been like for him as a blind man to follow the instructions of the Master. He had to have made a long, steep descent. He took those steps by faith.

Along the path, Zeev pointed out an alcove with a platform. As the masses would have washed in the Pool of Siloam (which is very large) prior to proceeding up the steps to worship at the Temple, someone with something to say could have stood here and delivered his message.

This could have been the place, or another one like it, where Jesus declared with a loud voice to the masses celebrating the Last Great Day of the Feast of Tabernacles. (It is estimated 2.7 million could have come up to Jerusalem for this feast)

John 7:37–38 AMPC
Now on the final and most important day of the Feast, Jesus stood, and He cried in a loud voice, If any man is thirsty, let him come to Me and drink! He who believes in Me [who cleaves to and trusts in and relies on Me] as the Scripture has said, From his innermost being shall flow [continuously] springs and rivers of living water.


Farewell Dinner

Back at Hotel Inbal, we celebrated with most of the “warriors” who walked with us during this most amazing of all tours before they left to board an El Al plane back home for Christmas. 

Each person actually “knew” he or she was here by divine appointment. It seemed that they actually “knew” that they were a part of something which would never be duplicated.

They will also have a message for the people who, I am certain, the Lord will gather to hear what they are anointed to share.







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  1. Victoria Fletcher on December 19, 2023 at 1:10 pm

    Thank you for diligently keeping us all updated. It has been wonderful to read all you have done – it truly has been a blessing. It is wonderful to be connected in prayer with you for Israel and the Jewish people. God is doing great things and we trust in Him 🙌🙌
    Bless you all as you travel back home
    Victoria x

    • Maureen Lauer on December 19, 2023 at 2:28 pm

      Thank You Abba Father for the honor of being a part of Your heart through prayer for Israel and souls coming into your Kingdom ❤️. All glory be to Your holy Name, Yeshua, our Messiah and King.

      • Narrynetta Bruton on December 19, 2023 at 5:15 pm

        Thank you so much for sharing this trip with us, what a journey we have been on, this was so exciting to travel through Israel with the group. Me Looking forward to going to Israel soon.

    • Patricia Strong on December 19, 2023 at 8:46 pm

      How exciting, yes a divine appointment!

  2. Darlene L CALLERY on December 19, 2023 at 1:10 pm

    What an amazing blog ,thank you!!! For including and informing Us Thanks again with 💕 LOVE DL CALLERY

  3. Cheryl Daymont on December 19, 2023 at 1:13 pm

    Thank you Billye for this blog I so live Israel and her people Blessings to you

  4. Julie Migliorisi on December 19, 2023 at 1:20 pm

    Wow! Speechless! This trip has been recorded in heaven! GBU! 🙏

    • Pamela Byrd on December 19, 2023 at 1:43 pm

      Shalom pleating the blood over this blog. Blessings to you sister Billye Brim and Shelli and pastor Terry and brother Max and brother Joe and we praying in Spirit for all travelling now and some are home. I know you Sister Billye Brim and sister Shelli and pastor Terry Brim and brother Max and brother Joe are staying thur Christmas. Brother Max’s and brother Joe are in Jordan now. Tomorrow is our prayer Israel conference call in morning and online noon day tomorrow. Pleating the blood over everything and everyone and you to get rest and not fall asleep on prayer conference call blessings to you strength like never before. You loved very deeply all of you and on this blog. Shalom Shalom sister Pamela Diane Byrd from Orangeburg S.C. Jer.29:11 Eph.3:20 and Phil4:19. Mark 11:22-25.Eph.3:20 and Phil4:19. 📖🕊🇮🇱🇺🇸💗💗💗💗💗🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🥖🍇🥰

      • Sue Fay on December 19, 2023 at 2:39 pm

        Agreeing with the other comments, what a blessing to have you share with us each day the wonders you’ve experienced on this trip. Migdal Arbel is truly amazing. Every picture brings such a breathe of God to my spirit. What a Christmas gift! Merry Christmas to you and yours and safe travels ahead. Shalom Shalom.

        • Hattie Greenhouse on December 20, 2023 at 1:00 am

          Thanks for sharing & making us a part of each experience. Blessings!

  5. Shelley Snow on December 19, 2023 at 1:21 pm

    Absolutely fascinating! I love this. Thanks for sharing🥰
    Shelley Snow

    • Chuck Cordy on December 19, 2023 at 1:51 pm

      Sister Billye,
      Again I would like to thank you for each and every blog update that you have sent us, each one like a packet of gold. If I understood correctly you will be there longer than the group so if you should so inclined to send anymore updates I for one am always grateful for any further packets of gold from you in your ventures there, they are such a blessing as you are such a blessing to us.
      BTW seeing the light on you in that picture is what I feel coming from you whenever you teach us, and it is powerful like your teachings. Thank you for all I have learned from you from back with you and Sister Gloria to now, your a mighty force for the Lord. I praise God for you!

      • Sue Hendrickson on December 19, 2023 at 2:22 pm

        Just wow. Thank you for sharing the pictures. The steps to the pool of siloam…to walk where Jesus walked. Just amazing!

  6. Lisa Talley on December 19, 2023 at 1:30 pm

    Thank you for sharing! I feel like I was there with you as I was reading the blog. I enjoy these so much.

  7. Brenda Blaze on December 19, 2023 at 1:33 pm

    Oh Billye! Thank you for sharing with us so we could feel apart of this most Divinely Appointed tour! I know you and Shelli are still there so I’m still praying!
    Love you soooooo much Billye!
    What a birthday! What a Christmas!

  8. Beth Kelly on December 19, 2023 at 1:35 pm

    Bless you sister Billye for posting the photos and blog. What a divine impact this has been for each us. Hoping you will continue to blog while you are away. Shalom Shalom
    Beth Kelly

  9. Kathy I Fain on December 19, 2023 at 1:40 pm

    Yes, thank you Miss Billye. It has been amazing sharing this journey with you from afar, your Moed HaMakom. Blessing on the rest of your stay and Miss Shelli. Love you guys, bunches. 🙂 Look forward to tomorrows call!

  10. Linda Hagar on December 19, 2023 at 1:42 pm

    Thank you Thank you for sharing this experience. The photos are wonderful and reading your words gives me chills. The Holy Spirit is moving in this documentary !
    Praise the Lord that we have gotten to see these things at Christmas time.
    Sending Love to you all.💞

  11. Barb Skyberg on December 19, 2023 at 1:49 pm

    Thank you Billye for sharing your anointed, appointed time in Israel!! So exciting for you and people with you and for us who are reading your blog. Praying for you everyday and Max. Excited for our call on Wednesday 🙌 Papa God is sooooo good and faithful ❣️Our God had gone before you and is your rear guard. May God continue to bless you on this journey and your trip home!! This is my favorite time of the year! Happy Birthday Jesus ♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️

    • Trena Jones on December 19, 2023 at 6:49 pm

      As I have followed you multiple times each day as you went through Israel I have been thoroughly blessed and an even deeper longing to visit the land myself. I am grateful that you were there to relay to the Israeli people that they have much support and many bid them and pray for their SHALOM

  12. Sharon J Palmer on December 19, 2023 at 1:52 pm

    It’s been a blessing, start to finish! Thank you, Miss Billye, for seeing and being our eyes into Israel in this hour of hours. God bless you!

  13. Rebecca Jones on December 19, 2023 at 2:19 pm

    Oh Dear One,

    As I read this blog, I felt the presence of God surround me ! I read it as if I was truly there ! God is moving in amazing ways these days!! And there is soooo much more in the year ahead!!!

    Thank you for these blogs, it has truly been wonderful ! I pray you have a wonderful time as you finish out your assignment. Merry Christmas and may you be surrounded and wrapped up in a new place in Him.

    Blessings, Covering you in prayer and holding the Blood as a protection round about you.

  14. Maureen Lauer on December 19, 2023 at 2:31 pm

    Thank You Abba Father for the honor of partnering with Your heart in prayer for Israel and the souls coming into Your kingdom, Messiah, Jesus. We love You and give You all the glory!

  15. Anneli Kimling Björkman on December 19, 2023 at 2:44 pm

    Thank you, Sister Billye, for taking the time to make the tour “available ” for us sowers into it! A wonderful blessing!

  16. Jane Robson on December 19, 2023 at 2:47 pm

    >>>what love is this?

  17. Rita Garner on December 19, 2023 at 2:54 pm

    Thank you for sharing in your blogs. It brought back memories of when we were there in 2019! To God be the glory! Prayers for you all during your stay. Love you all! Gos is so good!

    • Marie on December 19, 2023 at 7:10 pm

      Yes, all of you were on a divine assignment from the Lord. That was how I prayed. ❤️🙏🏼

  18. Kathe Newsome on December 19, 2023 at 3:19 pm

    Amen and thank you ! I loved this trip with you and your group. I was so honored to be a part of it!

  19. Jesten Peters on December 19, 2023 at 3:22 pm

    Thank you – so enjoyed this.

  20. Nancy Knaus on December 19, 2023 at 3:24 pm

    Thank you for this blog. So those on the tour “knew ” they had been appointed. Not surprised. In reading Dec. 13 prophetic words I thought God referred to you and your group a couple of times. I could see you all “surveying Jerusalem” as you walked around for His purpose which I vaugely know. He said, ” a most inspiring time for Israel.” About their redemption, I think.

  21. Marilynn McQuilkin on December 19, 2023 at 3:49 pm

    Thank you for all the pictures and up dates. How amazing to be walking the very path that Jesus might have walked.
    Since I have been watching The Chosen series, Jesus and His humanity have become so real. Seeing you and others there in the
    very place he lived just adds to the reality of Him becoming flesh and dwelling among us. You have truly been a blessing to the
    Jewish people especially in this time.

  22. Rae Lloyd on December 19, 2023 at 4:09 pm

    Thank you for sharing your trip with us. So beautiful and powerful. I looked for the blog every day! Shalom

    • Barbara Stephenson on December 19, 2023 at 4:32 pm

      Thank you for including us; it was like we were apart of it. He has answered our prayers. May He continue to bless the rest of the days you are staying. May our celebration of HIS birth here in the US be filled with HIS Presence….

  23. Myrna Williams on December 19, 2023 at 4:27 pm

    Thank you for sharing this Israel experience with us. What a blessing you are to the body of Christ. You are representing Jesus so well that His anointing flows through your blogs.
    Looking forward to tomorrow’s 8AM and 12 Noon Moed. Staying with you as Jesus has commanded us. He is not finished with us yet.
    Love you and family and never cease to pray for you.

  24. Rose Mullins on December 19, 2023 at 4:34 pm

    Constantly thinking God for placing me in this company. The wwps. One can put a thousand to flight but thank how many we can put to flight as we pray together in the spirit. God bless and strengthen you through your journey in the earth.

  25. Sarah King on December 19, 2023 at 4:45 pm

    Bless the Lord oh my soul. What a journey we have spiritually walked through along side you all.
    God is so faithful. You’re divine and once in a lifetime trip, was felt in a very real and deep way by us Pray-ers back home.
    We love you with a covenant love, Ms. Billye, Ms. Shelli. We are with you and praying for your divine appointments in the coming weeks.
    Also praying for every person returning from this trip. For a heart ready to share what God has done, through their eyes and testimony. Glory to our precious King Jesus. We love you, we love you 💛

  26. Brittany on December 19, 2023 at 4:58 pm

    Thank you for the update. I will be praying with you tomorrow.

  27. Debra on December 19, 2023 at 5:02 pm

    Thank you so very much Sister Billye.. your blog has meant so much., Exactly like Sarah King just posted !
    Thank you
    Love you All

  28. Linda Fassett on December 19, 2023 at 5:08 pm

    Thank you so much for these blogs, Billye.
    I hope you will have time to send blogs until you leave for U.S. I have kept each blog to enable me to go back and continue to be blessed by the info. from Israel.
    Have greatly appreciated your teaching since I first watched you and Gloria teach together. Still have several of those series on my tablet.
    I pray for you and your group that are staying there. MERRY CHRISTMAS & HAPPY NEW Year.
    There is an Evangelical Academy in Bethlehem. Keep contact with the missionaries there…the Pribble family.
    Linda Fassett

  29. Alice Pickens on December 19, 2023 at 5:12 pm

    I have so thoroughly enjoyed your posts from Israel. My husband and I visited Israel twice back in the 90’s. Our hearts are breaking for what has & is happening in Israel. We too loved the shops in the old city & it is sad for all the merchants. We’d love to go again, but we are unable to. So you’re sharing is such a blessing. When we went, we went on our own without a tour & visited many sights that were often the main routes. We loved it & we loved staying in the Kibbutz on the North side of the Galilee. I can tell the depth it means to you being there from your words. We wept when we left. It felt like we were leaving home & we didn’t want to leave. Many blessings to you & your family! Merry Christmas!

  30. Patricia Hallgrimson on December 19, 2023 at 5:17 pm

    My husband and I were so Blessed to stay in Uncle Joe’s Cabin last Wed-Sat at Prayer Mountain. The presence of the Lord saturated every area of that property. Thank you Sister Billye for being obidient in listening to the Lord. My heart eyes travel back to our stay constantly. Today as I was working the Lord spoke to me. He said “I miss you”. I said “I miss you too.” I told my husband, “when we get home, I need to read.” I’m in my recliner, going thru emails and came across sister Billye’s email. So overwhelm, reading about the tour sister Billye was on, walking where Jesus walked. Being were John 7:37-38 was written about. This IS what I was suppose to read. I miss you too Lord.

  31. Karen Louise on December 19, 2023 at 6:00 pm

    Dear Billye,
    The Lord brought to my heart the song “This is the Refreshing”. Lord, we worship you, in spirit and in truth, transform, renew, in thanks, in Jesus Christ Divine. This is the refreshing flowing like a stream. This is the refreshing wherewith ye may cause the weary to rest. We love you Lord Jesus, we love You.

  32. John Gates on December 19, 2023 at 6:11 pm

    Wow what an amazing blog experience. Feel like I am there and part of that annointing. You know it has to be God to enter an active war area and just go all over with only blessings! God bless you all! Thank you Jesus for the blessings of this trip and blog! The Lord reigns let the earth be glad!

  33. SGM Judy Hindman on December 19, 2023 at 6:56 pm

    Thank you Billye and team,
    Really enjoyed your blog on this wonderful journey!!
    Blessings and Shalom

  34. Jeane Batty on December 19, 2023 at 8:00 pm

    THANK YOU! Be strengthened in the Lord and get some rest.🙌🫶🙏🎄♥️

  35. Ronelia Hughes on December 19, 2023 at 8:23 pm

    What an amazing adventure you shared with the pray-res at home! You took us with you through each blog. The anointing actually came thru on the blogs! My emotions were all over the place; with tears, sometimes joy, and amazement, bleeding heart the entire spectrum. I could taste the beautiful grapes on the vine! Thank You Sister Billye and Team! Heaven has it all recorded. You Are So Loved💞

  36. JClare on December 19, 2023 at 8:38 pm

    No words can really express.
    ‘i’m wowed! Thanks Mother, Billye for being God’s friend and Prophet. Just like Abraham, He calls you friend!
    Wow. Thanks for taking us along by the blogs. God’s richest and best be yours and the entire Team that went with you all.

    Praying that the land of “Milk and Honey” will supply supernaturally, all they need at this time.

  37. SH on December 19, 2023 at 8:41 pm

    Thank You Billye, Terry, Shelli, Max and all the WWP’s who went in person taking our Love and Presence with you to the Land.
    So grateful to be a part, for the Blogs and pictures brought me/us right in.
    Safe and pleasant return for all!

  38. Kelly Caudill on December 19, 2023 at 9:07 pm

    Thank you for all of your blogs. While doing my daily watchman prayers, I felt so connected to my Jewish brothers and sisters in Israel 🇮🇱 with you. It has been so important for you all to go physically and take us along with you spiritually.
    I loved visiting Migdal Arbel. It was so great to see Max there with you all.
    We’ll meet tomorrow morning so A Bientot.
    Shalom Shalom

  39. Margie on December 19, 2023 at 9:58 pm

    Thank you for sharing this, oh my, so wonderful to see the Shepherd’s Field and where Jesus walked up to the temple. This was wonderful right at Christmas! You are such a blessing, and your children. I almost felt like I was there. Saving to read and look again. Hoping to make prayer call! Merry Christmas!!

  40. Augusta Harris on December 19, 2023 at 10:05 pm

    Praise Father Son and Holy Spirit! What an Awesome and eventful journey, Sister Billye! I too am grateful to have traveled with you by the Spirit of the Lord; and as confirmed by your lovely and heartfelt blogs.
    Thank you for keeping us involved…it was a sacrifice we know.
    We continue in prayer in your behalf Billye. Find a little time for rest. We love you.🙏❤️😊

  41. Joy & Dan Copenhaver on December 19, 2023 at 10:25 pm

    Dear Sister Billie and team, Thank you so much ‘todah rabah’ for such great reportage with photos. We felt like we were along with you in Israel.
    I know that Israeiis were encouraged and blessed by your visit at this special time of their trouble.
    Congratulations again on the progress at Migdal. Blessings and much love, Joy Stewart Copenhaver

  42. Joy Stewart Copenhaver on December 19, 2023 at 10:26 pm

    Dear Sister Billie and team, Thank you so much ‘todah rabah’ for such great reportage with photos. We felt like we were along with you in Israel.
    I know that Israeiis were encouraged and blessed by your visit at this special time of their trouble.
    Congratulations again on the progress at Migdal. Blessings and much love, Joy Stewart Copenhaver

  43. Bettie Binford on December 19, 2023 at 11:18 pm

    Love walking the street with you in reading! Brings back memories of previous trips I have been blessed to on. But walking on the unearthed street is a new experience I would love to have.

  44. Karen Jacobs on December 20, 2023 at 12:36 am


  45. Mary on December 20, 2023 at 1:57 am

    Pastor Billye Brim thank so much for your obedience and the teaching you’ve been providing through your blogs. I felt I there with you which I would’ve loved to be. You’re always in my prayers. Lots of love to you all. ❤️💖
    South Australia

  46. Agnes Hendry on December 20, 2023 at 4:23 am

    Thank you for your blogs..they are such a blessing..

  47. Linda Hilliard on December 20, 2023 at 5:50 am

    Thank you so much for sharing this special appointed time in Israel with us! You have carried the love & encouragement of our precious savior everywhere your feet have walked. Thank you Jesus for the fruit that will come from this trip!

  48. Beverly Allman on December 20, 2023 at 9:22 am

    Billye thank you so much for taking all us on this journey with you in Israel, I am believing to go in 2024. Every part was so powerful…..Blessings and Merry Christmas….

  49. Mary and Norman on December 20, 2023 at 10:38 am

    Billye and Shelli Thankyou for posting them photos and reports for us Christmas in israel When we are singing about the shepherds and star and Bethlehem s. Fields. We all will be praying for you Hark the herald angels sing. What a tour. In wartime. Very special. We pray to the hostages get back asap. Now is the time to have a wee rest
    From Mary and Norman. In Ireland

  50. Lisa LaBon on December 21, 2023 at 8:33 pm


  51. Judith Quabius on December 22, 2023 at 9:29 am

    Thank you Billy’s for all you shared with us from Israel. Praying daily. When I saw the Shepherd’s Field I was thrilled. For the theme of my Christmas this year is “The Shepherds”. I save the picture to share as I tell the story to my grandchildren. Praising God for you and all of your ministry to us.
    A WWP
    Judy from Wisconsin

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