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Episode: “At Jericho”
The first battle for the land of Canaan occurs at a fortified city. Joshua proves his faith by following God’s instructions for attacking Jericho. The Lord miraculously brings down the walls, and all the Israelites join the battle.
Series: “Joshua”
More than a Conqueror
In this series we examine how Joshua went from a dependable apprentice to the faithful leader of Israel during the conquering of the land of Canaan, a land promised by God to the children of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. Many valuable leadership lessons can be learned from Joshua’s story taught by Dr. Jeffrey Seif from corresponding locations in Israel. David and Kirsten Hart discuss the meaning and application with Dr. Seif as we see dramatic reenactments of some of the key moments in Joshua’s life.

Caption transcript for Joshua: “At Jericho” (4/8)

  • 00:00 ♪♪♪ male announcer: Welcome to "Our Jewish Roots" with insightful Bible teaching from Israel with Dr. Jeffrey Seif. This week, we see how faith overcomes walls of stone on
  • 00:16 "Joshua: More Than a Conqueror." ♪♪♪
  • 00:26 ♪♪♪
  • 00:36 ♪♪♪
  • 00:46 ♪♪♪
  • 00:54 David Hart: We thank you for joining us today on,
  • 00:55 "Our Jewish Roots."
  • 00:57 I'm David Hart.
  • 00:58 Kirsten Hart: I'm Kirsten Hart.
  • 00:59 Dr. Jeffrey Seif: And I am Jeffrey Seif.
  • 01:01 And we are going on a journey today,
  • 01:04 Jericho, a famous old city.
  • 01:06 It's amazing to be there to walk among the rocks,
  • 01:11 history of a bygone era.
  • 01:12 We go back to the roots of Jewish beginnings
  • 01:15 in the Holy Land as a nation state.
  • 01:17 Kirsten: And all I can think is the song,
  • 01:19 the Bible song--
  • 01:21 ♪ And the walls came a tumblin' down ♪
  • 01:23 That's what this is about today, right?
  • 01:24 Those walls coming down.
  • 01:26 Jeffrey: Yes, and God only knows some people need some
  • 01:28 walls coming down in their own life so they can move on
  • 01:31 to the next step in their life.
  • 01:33 Maybe there's something to learn.
  • 01:34 We'll see.
  • 01:36 David: That's right.
  • 01:37 We'll have more from Dr. Seif in Israel,
  • 01:38 but right now, let's see what it was like for Joshua
  • 01:41 before that battle.
  • 01:44 ♪♪♪
  • 01:47 Joshua: The ram's horn, different shapes,
  • 01:50 different sizes, all reminders of Adonai's sacrificial
  • 01:54 provision of a ram in place of Isaac.
  • 01:59 When we hear it sound, we recall the miracle on Mount Moriah,
  • 02:03 and now as we face the imposing forces at Jericho,
  • 02:06 the blast from the priest's horn will summon yet another miracle,
  • 02:10 but first the soldiers under my command must be readied.
  • 02:21 Joshua: Needs sharpening. This one, replace it.
  • 02:27 This is a poor sampling. You can do better than this.
  • 02:32 See to it that your men are armed well for tomorrow.
  • 02:35 They'll precede the priests and the Ark of the Covenant,
  • 02:38 and see to it that the priests have their shofar as well.
  • 02:42 Can this be done by day's end?
  • 02:44 male: I think so.
  • 02:46 Joshua: That's not enough.
  • 02:47 We circle the city at sunrise.
  • 02:50 I need to know that this can be done.
  • 02:54 male: Yes, sir.
  • 03:01 Joshua: I encountered an angel yesterday.
  • 03:04 male: Sir?
  • 03:05 Joshua: An angel.
  • 03:07 He had a sword in his hands and said he was the captain
  • 03:11 of the hosts of the Lord, of Adonai.
  • 03:19 I've used this in many a battle, but I shudder to think how
  • 03:24 quickly he could've overcome me.
  • 03:29 male: What did you do?
  • 03:30 Joshua: He told me to loosen my sandals for I was standing
  • 03:34 on holy ground, and I made haste to do just that.
  • 03:40 male: Sir, I'll gather my men and prepare as you've requested.
  • 03:44 Tomorrow we take Jericho.
  • 03:45 Joshua: No, it won't be tomorrow.
  • 03:51 The Lord told me we would march around the walls once a day,
  • 03:55 for six days, and on the seventh day,
  • 03:58 we will encircle the wall seven times.
  • 04:01 Then, and only then, will the entire company shout
  • 04:06 when the shofars are blown.
  • 04:08 male: I'll prepare the ropes as well so we can scale
  • 04:10 the walls.
  • 04:11 Joshua: That won't be necessary.
  • 04:12 male: Then how do we take the city?
  • 04:14 Joshua: The walls will fall on their own.
  • 04:16 male: On their own?
  • 04:18 Joshua: Yes, one stone upon another,
  • 04:22 until the walls are no more, and then our armed men
  • 04:26 will enter and utterly destroyed the city.
  • 04:33 If every man does as the Lord has commanded,
  • 04:36 Jericho will soon be ours.
  • 04:41 Joshua: Go.
  • 04:42 ♪♪♪
  • 04:50 Jeffrey: And the walls came a tumblin' down.
  • 04:53 Joshua called it some 3,400 years ago,
  • 04:56 and it happened just as he foretold,
  • 04:59 right here in Jericho.
  • 05:03 Walking among the ruins is to walk through the verses
  • 05:05 of Joshua chapter 7, and consider
  • 05:08 the extraordinary faith of a remarkable conqueror.
  • 05:13 Jeffrey: There are 20, 20 discernible layers here
  • 05:19 in what is, if not the oldest city in the world,
  • 05:23 certainly one of the oldest.
  • 05:26 I wanna be careful as I walk among these ruins.
  • 05:30 Look here, you can see the remains of an old wall,
  • 05:34 and this ruin speaks to an old wall.
  • 05:36 I don't know that this is the one that tumbled
  • 05:38 'cause it's one of the 20 layers that are discernible.
  • 05:41 This one's still standing here at a city called Jericho.
  • 05:46 It's noted in the book Devarim, in the book of Psalms as a city
  • 05:50 of palms, and the reason is and the reason why Jericho was
  • 05:55 inhabited so long ago is because here there are copious springs
  • 06:00 around about, and when there's water, there's life,
  • 06:03 and when there's life, there's people,
  • 06:05 and when there's life and people, there's palm.
  • 06:09 It's a world that's springing forth from a wilderness
  • 06:13 that sprung forth many, many years ago,
  • 06:17 and this, friends, was the first stop on the train when Joshua
  • 06:23 and company make their entrance onto the stage
  • 06:26 of the historical drama.
  • 06:29 A battle royal was raged here in Jericho,
  • 06:33 but before the men got to fighting,
  • 06:35 the Lord went ahead and did some fighting first.
  • 06:38 We're told here, before they get to the city of Jericho,
  • 06:42 in the 5th chapter, "And it came to pass that,
  • 06:46 when Joshua was by Jericho, he lifted up his eyes and looked,
  • 06:51 and, behold, and there stood a man over against him
  • 06:54 with his sword drawn in his hand."
  • 06:57 Joshua we're told then was curious
  • 07:00 who's side this guy was on.
  • 07:04 "He said, 'Are you for us, or are you for our adversaries?'
  • 07:08 And he said, [speaking in Hebrew].
  • 07:15 He says, "No, I am the captain of the Lord of hosts."
  • 07:22 Very interesting expression.
  • 07:25 Joshua, in effect, has an experience.
  • 07:29 He has a religious visitation.
  • 07:33 I mention this because some people are tutored up
  • 07:35 intellectually on things divine.
  • 07:38 Others have an encounter.
  • 07:41 And the leaders, the history makers have some kind
  • 07:45 of experience with God showing up,
  • 07:48 and in that conquest was the issue of the day.
  • 07:52 Here before it all gets going, the Lord shows up,
  • 07:57 sends his messenger, angelic, if you will,
  • 08:00 as the captain of the Lord of hosts,
  • 08:03 who is going to go with Joshua as Joshua went
  • 08:08 into the Promised Land.
  • 08:11 "Joshua," we're told, as we read on,
  • 08:14 "fell on his face and bowed down--"
  • 08:17 and that, by the way, is the proper response to the divine,
  • 08:23 a kind of humility, a kind of being awestruck by it--
  • 08:27 "and he said the question, [speaking in Hebrew]?
  • 08:37 He bows down and asks the question of this heaven-sent
  • 08:40 emissary, he says to him, 'What saith my Lord to his servant?'"
  • 08:49 By the way, wouldn't the world be a better place if religious
  • 08:53 leaders understood themselves as a servant subjected
  • 08:57 to a higher authority?
  • 09:00 In fact, the word "minister" itself comes
  • 09:02 from the Latin "minus."
  • 09:04 It means "less than," that is, "a servant to," and here's
  • 09:07 Joshua, the one who's vested with responsibility to lead
  • 09:12 two million souls into the future, and he bows down.
  • 09:17 He's humbled, and he says, "What is your word to your servant?"
  • 09:24 And we're told, "The captain of the Lord's host said to him,
  • 09:28 'Put off thy shoe from off the foot,
  • 09:32 for the place whereon thou standest is holy."
  • 09:36 There's a famous song in the Christian world,
  • 09:40 anyways, that "We Are Standing on Holy Ground."
  • 09:44 When people have a sense of dwelling amidst the sacred,
  • 09:50 it evokes a kind of sincerity and piety that wouldn't
  • 09:54 otherwise be there.
  • 09:56 I say that it used to be the church structures themselves
  • 09:59 were built to denote the kind of sacred space.
  • 10:03 That is to say, it's sticks and bricks,
  • 10:05 to be sure, but it's a dwelling, the only utility
  • 10:09 of which is a place for worship, that is to say, sacred space,
  • 10:14 that is to say, holy ground.
  • 10:17 Would that we all we're humbled the more so when
  • 10:20 we enter into that space?
  • 10:23 I think personally that if individuals were more humbled
  • 10:27 in the face of Divine, they might hear from him.
  • 10:31 So many times, you know, people don't hear from the Lord.
  • 10:35 God's voice is obfuscated by their own anxieties
  • 10:39 and secular concerns, legitimate those concerns may be.
  • 10:45 If we are going to be more than conquerors,
  • 10:49 we need the good Lord's help in going forth into the battle,
  • 10:54 and I should say God is more predisposed to help those.
  • 10:59 We're told that he raises up the humble.
  • 11:03 We're told that he humbles the exalted,
  • 11:07 and here's someone who is coming into his own
  • 11:11 as a world-class leader, a religious leader,
  • 11:16 a military leader.
  • 11:18 This man's life is gonna be characterized by results and,
  • 11:23 I should say, against all odds.
  • 11:26 When Joshua began, when he scouted out the land,
  • 11:29 people were intimidated by the locals.
  • 11:32 They were not only intimidated by the size of the locals--
  • 11:35 they were much bigger-- but they were intimidated
  • 11:38 by the fortifications.
  • 11:40 And approaching Jericho, this walled city with large
  • 11:45 inhabitants in it, Joshua was ready to jump into the fray,
  • 11:50 but before he donned his own armor,
  • 11:53 he approaches someone who is God's
  • 11:56 haven't sent messenger to him.
  • 11:59 He humbles himself as unto the Lord,
  • 12:02 and he worships God.
  • 12:05 He's gonna rise up from that and do great things.
  • 12:09 Would that we learn the lesson?
  • 12:12 For if we did, like Joshua, we would be more than conquerors.
  • 12:19 ♪♪♪
  • 12:30 Jeffrey: Our Creator showed certain places on the planet
  • 12:33 to reveal himself and his message of redemption to us.
  • 12:38 Mount Sinai, Moriah, Olives, the Mount of Beatitudes,
  • 12:43 as well as various seas, rivers, and deserts,
  • 12:45 these were the places.
  • 12:48 Some are now only ruins, yet they continue to tell
  • 12:51 of the Lord's faithfulness and love.
  • 12:54 These sacred backdrops have been beautifully captured
  • 12:57 in our resource this week, the book "Heaven and Earth:
  • 13:03 Landmarks of the Bible from Genesis to Revelation."
  • 13:07 Our producer and director Ken Berg has assembled some
  • 13:10 of his favorite photographs taken during his four decades
  • 13:15 of travel through the lands of the Bible.
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  • 13:25 ♪♪♪
  • 13:27 ♪ They too were all forgiven ♪
  • 13:28 ♪ This is the King of the Jews ♪
  • 13:33 ♪ This is the King of the Jews ♪
  • 13:38 ♪ They thought they killed him ♪
  • 13:41 ♪ They thought he was gone ♪
  • 13:44 ♪ They thought they ruled the world ♪
  • 13:48 ♪ they and they alone ♪
  • 13:51 ♪ But God was glorified, a victory won ♪
  • 13:57 ♪ the one they called King of the Jews ♪
  • 14:07 ♪ Kings may come and kings may go ♪
  • 14:10 ♪ Men will always bare his cross ♪
  • 14:13 ♪ May they say, oh my Yeshua ♪
  • 14:17 ♪ this is the King of the Jews ♪
  • 14:21 ♪ This is the King of the Jews ♪
  • 14:26 [singing in Hebrew]
  • 14:31 ♪ This is the King of the Jews ♪
  • 14:38 ♪ This is the King of the Jews ♪
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  • 15:51 teaching from Israel.
  • 15:54 [blowing shofar]
  • 15:58 ♪♪♪
  • 16:00 Jeffrey: They marched, they blew,
  • 16:04 and the walls came a tumbling down.
  • 16:08 Children learn this story from a young age,
  • 16:12 and it's a story about the miraculous.
  • 16:15 It certainly is worth having a look at,
  • 16:18 and it's good to be reminded that God does the miraculous.
  • 16:22 What's troublesome in the story--and I wanna address it
  • 16:25 on the front end when we look at the conquest of Jericho--
  • 16:30 is that it says in chapter 6, verse 17, it says,
  • 16:34 [speaking in Hebrew]
  • 16:37 That is to say, "A city that was devoted
  • 16:40 to utter destruction."
  • 16:43 Other language for it is "The city was placed under the ban."
  • 16:47 That means everything dies.
  • 16:49 Nothing is taken.
  • 16:51 It's not a war in the conventional sense,
  • 16:53 the way they were fought out in antiquity: Men fought men,
  • 16:56 and the winner made off with the spoils of war,
  • 17:00 the plunder: women, livestock, various goods, and the like.
  • 17:05 No, this was wholly devoted to the Lord.
  • 17:09 It is something that invokes the ire,
  • 17:13 understandably, of the conscience of moderns,
  • 17:16 and as we look at the story, I wanna begin
  • 17:18 by tendering something of an explanation for it.
  • 17:22 In the violent Middle East-- and if you look at Jericho,
  • 17:25 it's right there at the edge-- there's worlds that collide,
  • 17:29 North Africa, the armies came through this area,
  • 17:34 Asia, Europe, these overland routes.
  • 17:37 This was an area where armies came all the time,
  • 17:42 and here at this point in time,
  • 17:44 you have a very decisive victory.
  • 17:49 Troublesome as it is at various levels,
  • 17:51 it reminds me of the way World War II came to an end
  • 17:55 from an American perspective, that is to say,
  • 17:58 Hiroshima and Nagasaki were placed under the ban.
  • 18:01 They calculated, and the thinking was "If we hit it hard
  • 18:04 at the front end, this will take the energy out of the system."
  • 18:09 We already see, when we look at the story in Jericho,
  • 18:12 that people were afraid by the encroaching Israelite army,
  • 18:17 and this sense of the way that this story unfolded,
  • 18:22 not only gives an explicit victory here in Jericho
  • 18:27 when I'm coming from here in Jericho, not only that,
  • 18:29 it sends out a message into the region where others
  • 18:34 are dispirited and those that are more apt to--
  • 18:38 those that are more dispirited and fearful,
  • 18:41 they're more apt to be more reticent, reluctant.
  • 18:44 It gives the Israelites an advantage here by having
  • 18:49 a strong beginning on the front end.
  • 18:52 It provides, as I'd said, something of an advantage
  • 18:55 that wouldn't otherwise be there.
  • 18:57 Well, I wanna speak to the moment in the biblical text,
  • 19:01 not so much offer a defense for it,
  • 19:03 as much as to unpack one or two elements of it.
  • 19:07 We're looking in the book of Joshua,
  • 19:11 and as I'd noted, we're in the 6th chapter.
  • 19:14 It closes, by the way, in verse 27:
  • 19:17 "So the Lord was with Joshua,
  • 19:20 and his fame was in all the land."
  • 19:24 I noted that a decisive victory telegraph's strength,
  • 19:28 and that bodes well for the Israelite armies,
  • 19:31 but before we get there, in the 6th chapter, we're told,
  • 19:36 if you'll go down with me, please, in verse 20,
  • 19:39 the story here that the priests and the people,
  • 19:44 they blow the horns, they march,
  • 19:47 and we're told the wall fell down flat.
  • 19:51 Now, the felling of the wall in Jericho
  • 19:54 here in this place wasn't the victory.
  • 19:59 You say, "What do you mean by that, Jeffrey?"
  • 20:01 Well, the wall leveled the playing field, if you will.
  • 20:06 The fact that the people in the city were in a wall,
  • 20:10 they were up on the ramparts.
  • 20:11 It gave them a tactical advantage,
  • 20:14 and the Israelites weren't used to taking cities.
  • 20:16 They were gonna have to get them more used to it,
  • 20:18 but what happens here, when the walls come down,
  • 20:22 that's not the end of the war.
  • 20:24 It's just the beginning of it.
  • 20:26 The Israelites still have to marshal their courage,
  • 20:30 and they have to go through the rubble and make their way
  • 20:34 in a world where combat was man to man,
  • 20:38 hand to hand, and that took courage.
  • 20:42 The point is, they still had to do it.
  • 20:45 I know many, you know, religious people,
  • 20:47 "Oh, Lord, please do it," and, "Lord--"and the Lord does it,
  • 20:51 the Lord goes with his people, but that does not exempt them
  • 20:55 from participating in the war effort.
  • 20:59 You know, people pray for good jobs.
  • 21:01 This is good. We should.
  • 21:04 Doesn't hurt as well to get an education and put out
  • 21:06 a lot of resumes and work at it.
  • 21:08 It doesn't hurt.
  • 21:10 Just expecting success to drop out of heaven,
  • 21:13 I know you can hear that in church,
  • 21:15 "Just come to this church, put your money here,
  • 21:17 and all the bad things are gonna stop,
  • 21:19 and it's all gonna come out of heaven--"
  • 21:21 listen, I think if something sounds too good to be true,
  • 21:23 it probably is.
  • 21:25 It's not as simple as that, at least not here.
  • 21:28 The one who tells this story doesn't believe that.
  • 21:31 The one who tells this story gives the vision of God with us.
  • 21:36 They still have to marshal the courage,
  • 21:38 marshal the energies, and throw themselves
  • 21:41 against the trouble of the day, and this they did.
  • 21:44 Were told here the wall fell flat.
  • 21:47 That is, it levels the playing field "so that the people
  • 21:51 went up into the city, every man straight before him,
  • 21:56 and they took the city."
  • 22:00 I like this, by the way, of you see divine intervention.
  • 22:04 You see the supernatural.
  • 22:07 You see men marshaling their energies and throwing them
  • 22:12 against the troubles of the day and doing what the Lord
  • 22:16 has put in front of them to do, and that, my friends,
  • 22:20 is a good word to my way of thinking.
  • 22:23 In this series, "Joshua, More Than a Conqueror,"
  • 22:29 we're looking at success in life.
  • 22:31 How does that happen?
  • 22:34 There's a lot of people that aren't enjoying success.
  • 22:37 Friends, I think you might find a recipe for it here from the
  • 22:42 ruins of tell Jericho, a story here of someone who seeks God,
  • 22:49 that is Joshua.
  • 22:50 He's reaching out to God.
  • 22:52 God reaches down to him.
  • 22:54 There's a divine messenger.
  • 22:55 There's a divine appointment.
  • 22:57 There's courage.
  • 22:58 There's God going before them, and there's Joshua leading
  • 23:02 his men on into the fray, and at the end of the day,
  • 23:08 guess what happened?
  • 23:09 They won.
  • 23:12 Could there be applications for us?
  • 23:14 I think there very well could be,
  • 23:17 and I'll hope you'll find some in it.
  • 23:19 Here's Joshua, Yeshua.
  • 23:22 That, by the way, is the name for Jesus.
  • 23:25 Can he lead you and me to have good success?
  • 23:28 I think so.
  • 23:30 There's a principle here in God's Word.
  • 23:32 Learn it, live it, and, like Joshua,
  • 23:35 you'll be more than a conqueror.
  • 23:38 ♪♪♪
  • 23:51 David: Our dramatic reenactment brings you a clear picture
  • 23:54 of what that battle was like.
  • 23:56 I've got to think about what my Sunday school teacher,
  • 23:59 back in, I think it was second grade, taught on Jericho.
  • 24:03 I remember singin' the song that you talked about earlier.
  • 24:06 It was a little different from our Sunday school teacher
  • 24:09 teaching us about that.
  • 24:10 Jeffrey: Well, I wasn't there for the lesson,
  • 24:12 but it's the same story at the end of the day,
  • 24:15 but I think, you know, Bible teaching comes to us
  • 24:17 in black and white in so many ways.
  • 24:19 We'd like to bring it forth in color by showing people the land
  • 24:21 and by looking at the literature through the eyes of the Jews.
  • 24:25 That's what our founder did, Zola Levitt,
  • 24:28 in days past, well over a decade,
  • 24:30 and we carry on with, "Our Jewish Roots."
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  • 24:56 of the Jews and learn about our Jewish roots.
  • 25:00 David: That's right.
  • 25:01 So it wasn't a sweet little song that we sang in second grade
  • 25:03 about the walls come a tumblin' down.
  • 25:05 It was a lot more graphic.
  • 25:07 He had to go through a lot more for that battle.
  • 25:09 Jeffrey: Well, it's war, and we're removed, many of us,
  • 25:12 from the trauma and tragedy of war,
  • 25:16 having to bear arms, having to roll the dice
  • 25:20 against an uncertain future.
  • 25:21 Those walls came down, but people had to crawl over
  • 25:24 the rubble and fight, you know?
  • 25:25 It wasn't just an easy win.
  • 25:27 It wasn't a giveaway at the end of the day.
  • 25:29 A lot of people think with the Gospel, with Jesus,
  • 25:31 it's a giveaway, just sit in this pew
  • 25:33 and say this prayer, and no more cares.
  • 25:35 That's not the way the game is played.
  • 25:37 God leveled the playing field, taking away the advantage
  • 25:41 of those in a walled city, but they still had to go contend,
  • 25:44 and I think that's a lesson we all need to learn,
  • 25:46 me, you, all of us.
  • 25:48 David: Right, we are learning more about our Jewish roots
  • 25:51 in so many of these stories.
  • 25:52 Kirsten: That's why this is so important 'cause
  • 25:54 I think we flower it up a bit, this whole story.
  • 25:58 There is hand-to-hand combat.
  • 26:00 We don't think that way.
  • 26:02 The Israelites were doing something that was hard.
  • 26:06 It wasn't just like a blow the shofar, and it falls down.
  • 26:08 Jeffrey: That's right.
  • 26:10 Kirsten: That's the other side of the story that is
  • 26:11 so important for us to learn with our Jewish roots.
  • 26:14 It's important.
  • 26:15 Jeffrey: To your point, we're a tad bit removed
  • 26:17 from those tensions in our culture.
  • 26:19 We're in America.
  • 26:20 We have thousands of miles of water separating us
  • 26:23 from folk in the Pacific and the Atlantic worlds.
  • 26:25 We're not worrying about an invasion from Canada,
  • 26:29 and, really, no armies are coming up from Mexico.
  • 26:32 So we don't have that experience unless you're part
  • 26:34 of the thin blue line.
  • 26:36 The police have to bear arms in the culture, and, you know,
  • 26:39 I participate in that,
  • 26:41 but to be sure to your point, a lot of us are a few steps
  • 26:44 removed from the whole battling up, arming up,
  • 26:48 that was part and parcel to this world,
  • 26:50 David: Right, I was gonna say,
  • 26:51 I have not been in battle.
  • 26:53 I have not been a soldier or been a policeman like you.
  • 26:56 Our son has been through that, but I wanna be like Joshua
  • 26:59 in all that I do.
  • 27:01 Jeffrey: Amen, more than a conqueror.
  • 27:03 David: Right.
  • 27:04 Jeffrey: And that's a good thing to wanna be.
  • 27:06 We wanna be your friends.
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Episodes in this series

  1. At Sinai
  2. The Spy
  3. At the Jordan
  4. At Jericho
  5. At Ai
  6. The Gibeonites
  7. At Shiloh
  8. At the End

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