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
“One of the royal cities of the Canaanites, now `Aid-el-ma (Josh.” 12:15; 15:35). It stood on the old Roman road in the valley of “Elah (q.v.), which was the scene of David’s memorable victory” “over Goliath (1 Sam. 17:2), and not far from Gath. It was one of” the towns which Rehoboam fortified against Egypt (2 Chr. 11:7). “It was called “the glory of Israel” (Micah 1:15).” “The Cave of Adullam has been discovered about 2 miles south of “the scene of David’s triumph, and about 13 miles west from” Bethlehem. At this place is a hill some 500 feet high pierced “with numerous caverns, in one of which David gathered together” “every one that was in distress, and every one that was in debt,” “and every one that was discontented” (1 Sam. 22:2). Some of” these caverns are large enough to hold 200 or 300 men. According “to tradition this cave was at Wady Khureitun, between Bethlehem” “and the Dead Sea, but this view cannot be well maintained.”
“An inhabitant of the city of Adullam (Gen. 38:1, 12, 20).”
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