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
“(1 Kings 10:11, 12) = algum (2 Chr. 2:8; 9:10, 11), in the” Hebrew occurring only in the plural almuggim (indicating that “the wood was brought in planks), the name of a wood brought from” “Ophir to be used in the building of the temple, and for other” purposes. Some suppose it to have been the white sandal-wood of “India, the Santalum album of botanists, a native of the” “mountainous parts of the Malabar coasts. It is a fragrant wood,” “and is used in China for incense in idol-worship. Others, with” “some probability, think that it was the Indian red sandal-wood,” “the pterocarpus santalinus, a heavy, fine-grained wood, the” Sanscrit name of which is valguka. It is found on the Coromandel coast and in Ceylon.
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