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
“Manliness, a Greek name; one of the apostles of our Lord. He was” “of Bethsaida in Galilee (John 1:44), and was the brother of” Simon Peter (Matt. 4:18; 10:2). On one occasion John the “Baptist, whose disciple he then was, pointing to Jesus, said,” “Behold the Lamb of God (John 1:40); and Andrew, hearing him,” “immediately became a follower of Jesus, the first of his” disciples. After he had been led to recognize Jesus as the “Messiah, his first care was to bring also his brother Simon to” Jesus. The two brothers seem to have after this pursued for a “while their usual calling as fishermen, and did not become the” stated attendants of the Lord till after John’s imprisonment “(Matt. 4:18, 19; Mark 1:16, 17). Very little is related of” Andrew. He was one of the confidential disciples (John 6:8; “12:22), and with Peter, James, and John inquired of our Lord” privately regarding his future coming (Mark 13:3). He was “present at the feeding of the five thousand (John 6:9), and he” introduced the Greeks who desired to see Jesus (John 12:22); but of his subsequent history little is known. It is noteworthy that “Andrew thrice brings others to Christ, (1) Peter; (2) the lad” with the loaves; and (3) certain Greeks. These incidents may be regarded as a key to his character.
Definition of Andrew: “a strong man”
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