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
“Angry, perhaps only a general title of royalty applicable to the” Philistine kings. (1.) The king with whom David sought refuge when he fled from Saul (1 Sam. 21:10-15). He is called Abimelech in the superscription of Ps. 34. It was probably this same king to whom David a second time repaired at the head of a band of “600 warriors, and who assigned him Ziklag, whence he carried on” war against the surrounding tribes (1 Sam. 27:5-12). Achish had great confidence in the valour and fidelity of David (1 Sam. “28:1, 2), but at the instigation of his courtiers did not permit” him to go up to battle along with the Philistine hosts (1 Sam. 29:2-11). David remained with Achish a year and four months. “(2.) Another king of Gath, probably grandson of the foregoing,” to whom the two servants of Shimei fled. This led Shimei to go “to Gath in pursuit of them, and the consequence was that Solomon” put him to death (1 Kings 2:39-46).
Definition of Achish: “thus it is; how is this”
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