Tuesday, January 30, 2018

I am posting four videos today because it was a rich and full day here in Jordan. The first video will cover our visit to Mount Nebo where Moses looked out over the Promised Land for the first time and that’s where he died and was buried. We had Mass here.  For the excellent homily from Fr. Craig click HERE. Also our amazing lunch and our guides family restaurant where we ate the Upside Down Meal.

The second video is my short talk that I gave they’re explaining the site and the biblical meaning behind it all. It includes the bronze serpent and why Moses was for bidden to go into the land.

Steve’s Talk

The third video is the second part of our day today. We went to the Fortress of Machareus where King Herod put John the Baptist in Prison and where John the Baptist was beheaded.

Steve’s talk at the Fortress of Machareus.

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A Few Biblical Puzzlers

by Steve Ray on January 30, 2018

moses-tabletsOn the Serious Side
What biblical saint died twice and was buried twice?
Who was the first man who broke all Ten Commandments?
What biblical character killed one quarter of the population?
What prophet anointed two kings who lived simultaneously?
Explain this riddle: Born once, die twice; born twice; die once?

On the Lighter Side
Who was the smartest female financier in the Bible?
Who was the smartest male financier in the Bible?
What biblical character had no parents?


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