The Real Mt. Sinai is Located in
Jebel el Lawz, the mountain charred by the fiery
presence of the LORD when He gave the Law to Moses,
still stands there as a quiet testimony of the historical
accuracy of the Bible.
The Mountain Melted by Fire
The Bedoins call this mountain The encampment was a massive
Jebel el Lawz. It stands there in area that could have easily
stark contrast to the other accommodated a million or more
mountains in the area -- scorched people. A large number of rocks
black on the top. The Scriptures placed in circular patterns are
describe the time when Moses thought to mark actual tent
ascended to the top of the locations.
mountain to receive the Ten
Beginning in 1992, Jim and Penny
Commandments -- “And Mount
Caldwell were living and working
Sinai was altogether in a smoke,
in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia
because the LORD descended
and visited the famed mountain
upon it in fire; and the smoke
with their children fourteen times.
thereof ascended as the smoke of
a furnace, and the whole mount
Quite by “coincidence” they had
quaked greatly.” Exodus 19:18
seen a hand-drawn map by Ron
Explorer Ron Wyatt knew that Wyatt when they were visiting
locating the Red Sea Crossing site Neweiba Beach and that led them
was the first step in finding the real to their first of many ventures to
Mt. Sinai. In 1984, after the the “Mountain of God.”
underwater chariot wheels were
The Caldwells have a web site at
found, Wyatt and his two sons
secretly entered Saudi Arabia.
details many of their adventures. Split Rock at Horeb
Wyatt knew that the traditional
site, located in the Sinai Peninsula,
When Moses struck the rock, water
could not be the authentic sufficient for a million people poured forth!
mountain because Galatians 4:25 One of the most significant are obvious marks of water
declares that -- “ . . . Mount Sinai discoveries at the Mount Sinai site erosion. There are also what
is in Arabia.” The ancient land of is the Split Rock at Horeb that appear to be man-made channels
Midian is where Moses had fled provided water for the Hebrews. running from the rock to where
from Pharoah and the land of the Hebrews would have camped.
Midian was in Arabia, not in the The rock is an impressive
The amount of water required to
Sinai Peninsula. landmark, resting on top of a
sustain all of the people plus their
mound which is approximately
In addition to the charred and flocks of animals would have been
What appears to be an 100 feet high. The rock itself is a
melted mountain top, Wyatt found massive. Who would have
huge boulder approximately 60
numerous artifacts that proved altar area has been found thought that water could gush
feet high and split down the middle
beyond a doubt that this was the at the Mt. Sinai site in forth from a rock in the desert?
with an opening large enough for
encampment site of the Hebrews Saudi Arabia, the ancient But the testimony of the area bears
a man to walk through.
where God gave them the Law. record that the God of miracles
land of Midian. Evidence
Of great significance is the fact sustained His people in a
abounds that this was an that on both sides of the rock there miraculous way.
area where many animals
It should be noted that there is
absolutely no evidence of an
encampment or other artifacts at
the traditional Mt. Sinai site in the
heart of the Sinai desert.
Sometimes we assume things Jim and Penny Caldwell took numerous pictures at Jebel
Remains of twelve hand- because someone makes a wild
crafted pillars Moses guess or writes a name on a map. el Lawz in Saudi Arabia proving that this was the historic
erected for the twelve tribes The fact is, the real Mount Sinai mountain where Moses met with God and received the
of Israel. is in Saudi Arabia. Ten Commandments.