When Jesus was conducting His earthly ministry. He manifested authority. This authority was manifested in the way He cleansed the temple; in the way He forgave sin; and, in His healing of the man with
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.
Contest; wrestling; severe struggling with pain and suffering. “Anguish is the reflection on evil that is already past, while” agony is a struggle with evil at the time present. It is only used in the New Testament by Luke (22:44) to describe our Lord’s fearful struggle in Gethsemane. “The verb from which the noun “agony” is derived is used to “denote an earnest endeavour or striving, as “Strive [agonize] to” “enter” (Luke 13:24); “Then would my servants fight” [agonize]” (John 18:36). Comp. 1 Cor. 9:25; Col. 1:29; 4:12; 1 Tim. 6:12; 2 “Tim. 4:7, where the words “striveth,” “labour,” “conflict,” “fight, are the renderings of the same Greek verb.”
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