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Jericho

Jericho

Excerpt
With a great crowd following Him, Jesus was on His way to Jerusalem for that final Passover. There were two cities named Jericho: the ruined old city and the new city about a mile away, built by Herod. This helps to explain how He could depart from Jericho (Matt. 20:29), draw near to Jericho (Luke18:35), and come and go out of Jericho all at the same time and still meet the two blind beggars (Matt. 20:30). Mark describes the healing of Bartimaeus, the more vocal of the two, just as he did the healing of one of the Gadarene demoniacs (5:2). More
Wiersbe, Warren W. Wiersbe’s Expository Outlines on the New Testament. Wheaton, IL: Victor Books, 1992. Print.
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