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
“Brother of insipidity or impiety, a man greatly renowned for his” sagacity among the Jews. At the time of Absalom’s revolt he deserted David (Ps. 41:9; 55:12-14) and espoused the cause of Absalom (2 Sam. 15:12). David sent his old friend Hushai back to “Absalom, in order that he might counteract the counsel of” Ahithophel (2 Sam. 15:31-37). This end was so far gained that “Ahithophel saw he had no longer any influence, and accordingly” “he at once left the camp of Absalom and returned to Giloh, his” “native place, where, after arranging his wordly affairs, he” “hanged himself, and was buried in the sepulchre of his fathers” (2 Sam. 17:1-23). He was the type of Judas (Ps. 41:9).
Definition of Ahithophel: “brother of ruin or folly”
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