I personally believe that the success of any missionary endeavor can be measured by the degree that nationals on any mission field are themselves fulfilling the Great Commission of Jesus Christ. For this goal of
Our present-day culture can be described as a comfort-at-any-cost society. In this environment, things such as affliction, pain, persecution, and other forms of suffering are viewed as obstacles and enemies. Missionaries are not immune from
Millions of professing Christians waiver, when confronted with the need to follow Christ whole-heartedly. Millions more excuse themselves by saying, “I am thinking about it. Perhaps one day I will decide.” The latter group is
“In the Old Testament the Hebrew word tsir, meaning “one who goes” “on an errand,” is rendered thus (Josh. 9:4; Prov. 13:17; Isa.” 18:2; Jer. 49:14; Obad. 1:1). This is also the rendering of “melits, meaning “an interpreter,” in 2 Chr. 32:31; and of malak,” “a “messenger,” in 2 Chr. 35:21; Isa. 30:4; 33:7; Ezek. 17:15.” This is the name used by the apostle as designating those who are appointed by God to declare his will (2 Cor. 5:20; Eph. 6:20). “The Hebrews on various occasions and for various purposes had “recourse to the services of ambassadors, e.g., to contract” “alliances (Josh. 9:4), to solicit favours (Num. 20:14), to” “remonstrate when wrong was done (Judg. 11:12), to condole with a” “young king on the death of his father (2 Sam. 10:2), and to” congratulate a king on his accession to the throne (1 Kings 5:1). “To do injury to an ambassador was to insult the king who sent him (2 Sam. 10:5).
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