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
“(Heb. `ahalim), a fragrant wood (Num. 24:6; Ps. 45:8; Prov.” “7:17; Cant. 4:14), the Aquilaria agallochum of botanists, or, as” “some suppose, the costly gum or perfume extracted from the wood.” “It is found in China, Siam, and Northern India, and grows to the” height sometimes of 120 feet. This species is of great rarity “even in India. There is another and more common species, called” “by Indians aghil, whence Europeans have given it the name of” “Lignum aquile, or eagle-wood. Aloewood was used by the Egyptians” for embalming dead bodies. Nicodemus brought it (pounded aloe-wood) to embalm the body of Christ (John 19:39); but whether this was the same as that mentioned elsewhere is uncertain. “The bitter aloes of the apothecary is the dried juice of the leaves Aloe vulgaris.
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