The life and ministry of Jesus were characterized by compassion. The biblical record of His miracles occasionally mentions that fact, and one might say His incarnation occurred because of His compassion. A disciple of Christ
We live in an age when candidates are chosen to lead a nation according to how they look on television rather than on their ideas. This shows that what God said to Samuel still holds
The very reason missionaries and others are needed to share the gospel of Christ is, in essence, the same reason God gave Israel a king, That reason is people’s rejection of God. That attitude is
The giving to any one the name and place and privileges of a son who is not a son by birth. “(1.) Natural. Thus Pharaoh’s daughter adopted Moses (Ex. 2:10), and Mordecai Esther (Esther 2:7). “(2.) National. God adopted Israel (Ex. 4:22; Deut. 7:6; Hos. 11:1; Rom. 9:4). “(3.) Spiritual. An act of God’s grace by which he brings men “into the number of his redeemed family, and makes them partakers” of all the blessings he has provided for them. Adoption represents the new relations into which the believer is “introduced by justification, and the privileges connected” “therewith, viz., an interest in God’s peculiar love (John 17:23;” “Rom. 5:5-8), a spiritual nature (2 Pet. 1:4; John 1:13), the” possession of a spirit becoming children of God (1 Pet. 1:14; 2 “John 4; Rom. 8:15-21; Gal. 5:1; Heb. 2:15), present protection,” “consolation, supplies (Luke 12:27-32; John 14:18; 1 Cor.” “3:21-23; 2 Cor. 1:4), fatherly chastisements (Heb. 12:5-11), and” “a future glorious inheritance (Rom. 8:17, 23; James 2:5; Phil.” 3:21).
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