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.
“Grace, an aged widow, the daughter of Phanuel. She was a” “prophetess, like Miriam, Deborah, and Huldah (2 Chr. 34:22).” “After seven years of married life her husband died, and during” her long widowhood she daily attended the temple services. When “she was eighty-four years old, she entered the temple at the” moment when the aged Simeon uttered his memorable words of praise and thanks to God that he had fulfilled his ancient “promise in sending his Son into the world (Luke 2:36, 37).”
“Was high priest A.D. 7-14. In A.D. 25 Caiaphas, who had married” “the daughter of Annas (John 18:13), was raised to that office,” “and probably Annas was now made president of the Sanhedrim, or” “deputy or coadjutor of the high priest, and thus was also called” high priest along with Caiaphas (Luke 3:2). By the Mosaic law the high-priesthood was held for life (Num. 3:10); and although “Annas had been deposed by the Roman procurator, the Jews may” still have regarded him as legally the high priest. Our Lord was “first brought before Annas, and after a brief questioning of him” “(John 18:19-23) was sent to Caiaphas, when some members of the” “Sanhedrim had met, and the first trial of Jesus took place” (Matt. 26:57-68). This examination of our Lord before Annas is recorded only by John. Annas was president of the Sanhedrim before which Peter and John were brought (Acts 4:6).
Definition of Anna: “gracious; one who gives”
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