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Valley's Aren't Forever!

Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. (Psalm 23: 4). ESV
You’re looking at a picture of Wadi (Ravine, Valley) Qelt- *Running west to east across the Judean Desert in the West Bank, originating near Jerusalem and terminating near Jericho, near the Dead Sea. *Wikipedia

Some scholars believe this was the location David had in mind as he wrote the 23 Psalm.!
This also was the setting for the story of the Good Samaritan, this region would have been well known and used by our Lord. Interesting enough it was known in our Lords day as the “Way of Blood”, because of the treachery of bandits and presence of dangerous predators.
Valley is a word picture for the difficult experiences of life. We all have had, are having or will have ample time spent in the Valleys! Our Lord knew the Valley!When Jesus went to Jerusalem for Palm Sunday, he had to take this route from Jericho.He experienced the wa…