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
“Called also Achar, i.e., one who troubles (1 Chr. 2:7), in” “commemoration of his crime, which brought upon him an awful” “destruction (Josh. 7:1). On the occasion of the fall of Jericho,” “he seized, contrary to the divine command, an ingot of gold, a” “quantity of silver, and a costly Babylonish garment, which he” hid in his tent. Joshua was convinced that the defeat which the Israelites afterwards sustained before Ai was a proof of the “divine displeasure on account of some crime, and he at once” adopted means by the use of the lot for discovering the “criminal. It was then found that Achan was guilty, and he was” stoned to death in the valley of Achor. He and all that belonged “to him were then consumed by fire, and a heap of stones was” raised over the ashes.
Definition of Achan: “or Achar, he that troubleth”
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