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.
“This Hebrew word means firm, and hence also faithful (Rev.” “3:14). In Isa. 65:16, the Authorized Version has “the God of” “truth,” which in Hebrew is “the God of Amen.” It is frequently” “used by our Saviour to give emphasis to his words, where it is” “translated “verily.” Sometimes, only, however, in John’s Gospel,” “it is repeated, “Verily, verily.” It is used as an epithet of” the Lord Jesus Christ (Rev. 3:14). “It is found singly and sometimes doubly at the end of prayers “(Ps. 41:13; 72:19; 89:52), to confirm the words and invoke the” fulfilment of them. It is used in token of being bound by an oath (Num. 5:22; Deut. 27:15-26; Neh. 5:13; 8:6; 1 Chr. 16:36). In the primitive churches it was common for the general audience “to say “Amen” at the close of the prayer (1 Cor. 14:16).” “The promises of God are Amen; i.e., they are all true and sure (2 Cor. 1:20).
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