Join Deacon Tom and Mary Jane Fox as they lead you on a journey to visit what is the oldest ancient city on earth, dating back to 9,000 BC. Jericho was the first city the Israelites conquered. It is located not far from Our Lord was baptized in the Jordan River, and as a result of several natural springs is an oasis in a very arid region of the Jordan Valley.
During this program you will discover more about:
- Christian pilgrimage sites located here
- the time Jesus spent in Jericho as mentioned in Scripture
- what we can learn from the Gospel accounts of Zacchaeus and Bartimaeus – both encountered Jesus in Jericho
Image credit (CC-BY-SA 3.0) Dmitrij Rodionov, DR