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  • Zacchaeus up a tree to see Jesus
    Day 25 Lenten Scripture and Meditation: Luke 19:1-10
    Scripture Reading: Luke 19:1-10Luke 19:1-10 is about the story ofZacchaeus. In order to understand this story, there is some background information you need to know.The incident with Zacchaeus happens in Jericho, as Jesus is passing through. The...
  • Ruins at Jericho
    The earliest battles in history
    In the Bible, there is a story about the Battle of Jericho. This battle, which could not have happened on the dates mentioned in the book if it indeed happened, allegedly resulted in the city's defeat at the hands of the Israelites and the...
  • Malbin Cuevas and Angelica Ferreira
    Brooklyn couple accused of selling drugs with toddler in Jericho parking lot
    A man and woman from Brooklyn were arrested Monday evening after allegedly selling drugs to an undercover cop from their car in a Jericho parking lot with their toddler in the vehicle, Nassau County police said in announcing their arrests.Malbin...
  • Pastor tells c ongregation: 'Don't rebuild Jericho'
    Pastor tells congregation: 'Don't rebuild Jericho'
    Rev. Louis R. Blakey, Jr. preached at New Canaan Worship Center in Richmond, Virginia on Sunday, April 28. The pastor used the subject:"Don't Rebuild Jericho"Pastor Blakey read the entire chapter of Joshua 6, where God was...
  • Jesus calls the blind man who sees and not the sighted who are blind
    Jesus calls the blind man who sees and not the sighted who are blind
    This coming Sunday will be the Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time at our Cathedral in Reno Nevada. The Gospel reading for the Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time begins with some interesting puns that only work in the Aramaic language. First, the...
  • Rahab
    On the dichotomy of God: Whores and Angels
    This article is part of a series. To go back to the beginning, click here. For more on Rahab, click here and here.Quick question: What is Genesis 19:1-29 about? Take a moment to look it up if you need to.If you said “Sodom and Gomorrah&rdquo...
  • The appeal of post apocalyptic television
    The appeal of post apocalyptic television
    It is the end of the world as we know it. Whether the end came from a nuclear holocaust, aliens from another world, or zombies, post apocalyptic television appeals to audiences. This type of science fiction deals with the end of civilization and...
  • Y: The Last Man
    'Y: The Last Man' is getting some movement at New Line Cinema
    A comic book adaptation almost a decade in the works might finally be getting a chance at the big screen. Vulture learned yesterday that New Line Cinema has finally made “Y: The Last Man” a priority film. This news comes after they...
  • Rahab and the spies
    Women and the Bible - Rahab (Part 2)
    By faith Rahab the harlot did not perish along with those who were disobedient, after she had welcomed the spies in peace.Hebrews 11:31 (NASB)"Now therefore, please swear to me by the LORD, since I have dealt kindly with you, that you also...
  • Rahab's Scarlet Cord
    Women and the Bible - Rahab (Part 1)
    Then Joshua the son of Nun sent two men as spies secretly from Shittim, saying, "Go, view the land, especially Jericho." So they went and came into the house of a harlot whose name was Rahab, and lodged there.Joshua 2:1 (NASB)The book of...
  • The healing of Bartemaeus
    The journey to Easter:Jesus heals Bartemaeus
    Luke 18:31 Then he took unto him the twelve, and said unto them, Behold, we go up to Jerusalem, and all things that are written by the prophets concerning the Son of man shall be accomplished. 32 For he shall be delivered unto the Gentiles, and...
  • Baptism in the Jordan
    Best way to serve God
    Have you ever wondered about the best way to serve God? Books offer steps to guide you, preachers present sermons to lead their flocks in service, but the best way to serve God is to put him first one decision at a time. The real question is: how...
  • Jericho map
    Jericho Home Depot shoplifter nabbed in Westbury
    A New Cassel man was arrested yesterday morning after allegedly shoplifting from the Home Depot in Jericho.According to Nassau County police, Alan M. Miles, 46, was observed in Home Depot at 86 Jericho Turnpike, putting items from shelves into his...
  • The Eucharistic table at our Cathedral in Reno Nevada
    Father Francisco's Bible Study class on the Prophets
    Father Nahoi led Thursday’s Old Testament study class at our Cathedral in Reno Nevada. Father Francisco Nahoi passed out literature giving a basic timeline of the Middle East covering the time we were covering in class. This included a...
  • Joshua
    WWJD: What would Joshua do?
    In a Bible course atThe Way of Life Bible Schoolin Richmond, Virginia, theWWJDseries was taught. Most people know that WWJD originallystarted withWWJD meaning "What would Jesus do?"However, in this series WWJD will address all the J'...