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Jordan River and Jericho

Today was highlighted by a visit to the Jordan River. The spot we visited is traditionally viewed as the place where Jesus was baptized (Matthew 3) and close to the spot where Israel crossed upon their entry into Canaan (Joshua … Continue reading

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Bethlehem (day 1)

When I read through the account of the birth of Jesus, I often wonder how inconvenient things were. No room in the inn, traveling a long distance, barnyard animals, etc. So it should not have been such a surprise to … Continue reading

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Arrival in the Holy Land

Our team arrived safely in Israel around 5:00 p.m. local time on Wednesday. We are transferring to Bethlehem, where we will be spending the next four nights. The plan for tonight is to get rested up because we will hit … Continue reading

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