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
The descendants of Anak (Josh. 11:21; Num. 13:33; Deut. 9:2). “They dwelt in the south of Palestine, in the neighbourhood of” Hebron (Gen. 23:2; Josh. 15:13). In the days of Abraham (Gen. “14:5, 6) they inhabited the region afterwards known as Edom and” “Moab, east of the Jordan. They were probably a remnant of the” “original inhabitants of Palestine before the Canaanites, a” “Cushite tribe from Babel, and of the same race as the” Phoenicians and the Egyptian shepherd kings. Their formidable “warlike appearance, as described by the spies sent to search the” “land, filled the Israelites with terror. They seem to have” “identified them with the Nephilim, the “giants” (Gen. 6:4; Num.” 13:33) of the antediluvian age. There were various tribes of Anakim (Josh. 15:14). Joshua finally expelled them from the “land, except a remnant that found a refuge in the cities of” “Gaza, Gath, and Ashdod (Josh. 11:22). The Philistine giants whom” David encountered (2 Sam. 21:15-22) were descendants of the Anakim. (See GIANTS.)
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