MEMORIAL STONES

3CC81F49-D1CF-45AE-B590-8C699CE48337“And it came to pass, when all the people were clean passed over Jordan, that the Lord spake unto Joshua, saying, Take you twelve men out of the people, out of every tribe a man, And command ye them, saying, Take you hence out of the midst of Jordan, out of the place where the priests’ feet stood firm, twelve stones, and ye shall carry them over with you, and leave them in the lodging place, where ye shall lodge this night.

Then Joshua called the twelve men, whom he had prepared of the children of Israel, out of every tribe a man: And Joshua said unto them, Pass over before the ark of the Lord your God into the midst of Jordan, and take ye up every man of you a stone upon his shoulder, according unto the number of the tribes of the children of Israel: That this may be a sign among you, that when your children ask their fathers in time to come, saying, What mean ye by these stones? Then ye shall answer them, That the waters of Jordan were cut off before the ark of the covenant of the Lord; when it passed over Jordan, the waters of Jordan were cut off: and these stones shall be for a memorial unto the children of Israel for ever.”
‭‭Joshua‬ ‭4:1-7

 

 

16 thoughts on “MEMORIAL STONES

  1. John

    Coincidence, I saw the same mount in my Camino to Santiago de Compostela. There is a big mount of stones that pilgrims have laid throughout the ages with a big cross on top of the mount. I think the place is call Ferreiro.

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