Topic: Route to Bethlehem

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Dave Lyman

  1. Devotional Thoughts:

The Probable Route Taken By Mary and Joseph to get to Bethlehem:

A Jew traveling from Nazareth to Bethlehem would want to avoid the mountainous terrain and Samaria. As a result they would either travel along the cost or the Jordan river.  Due to the mountain range west of Nazareth, it is most likely that Joseph would have taken the route along the Jordan as shown.