It is wonderful to know that we are God’s and to realize the blessedness that is ours because of it. God chooses us to be members of His kingdom not only so that He might
Missionaries are very often discouraged on the mission field. Unfriendly governments sometimes put obstacles in their way. Some people are unresponsive, and often the behavior of people thought to be converts to Christ is disheartening.
While on mission in Sierra Leone I found it necessary to spend more time in prayer and Bible study. A brief devotional time in the morning was not nearly enough for the spiritual challenges that
“Father of Him; i.e., “worshipper of God”, the second of the sons” of Aaron (Ex. 6:23; Num. 3:2; 26:60; 1 Chr. 6:3). Along with his three brothers he was consecrated to the priest’s office (Ex. 28:1). With his father and elder brother he accompanied the seventy elders part of the way up the mount with Moses (Ex. “24:1, 9). On one occasion he and Nadab his brother offered” “incense in their censers filled with “strange” (i.e., common)” “fire, i.e., not with fire taken from the great brazen altar” “(Lev. 6:9, etc.), and for this offence they were struck dead,” and were taken out and buried without the camp (Lev. 10:1-11; comp. Num. 3:4; 26:61; 1 Chr. 24:2). It is probable that when “they committed this offence they were intoxicated, for” immediately after is given the law prohibiting the use of wine or strong drink to the priests.
“Father (i.e., “possessor”) of renown. (1.) One of the sons of” “Bela, the son of Benjamin (1 Chr. 8:3); called also Ahihud (ver.” 7). “(2.) A descendant of Zerubbabel and father of Eliakim (Matt. “1:13, “Abiud”); called also Juda (Luke 3:26), and Obadiah (1″ Chr. 3:21).
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