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
“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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