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
“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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