Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Olives, The Mount of, or Mount Olivet (Mod. Jebel el-Tirr), a, hill facing the eastern side of the Temple in Jerusalem, and separated therefrom by the brook Kidron. Here Christ delivered his Sermon on the Mount, and hence, according to an unsupported tradition, the Ascension took place.

“Through these he has given us his very great and precious promises, so that through them you may participate in the divine nature and escape the corruption in the world caused by evil desires.”
2 Peter 1:4