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
“(1.) Herod Antipas, a son of Herod the Great by his Samaritan” wife Malthace. He was tetrarch of Galilee and Peraea during the whole period of our Lord’s life on earth (Luke 23:7). He was a “frivolous and vain prince, and was chargeable with many infamous” “crimes (Mark 8:15; Luke 3:19; 13:31, 32). He beheaded John the” “Baptist (Matt. 14:1-12) at the instigation of Herodias, the wife” “of his half-brother Herod-Philip, whom he had married. Pilate” sent Christ to him when he was at Jerusalem at the Passover “(Luke 23:7). He asked some idle questions of him, and after” “causing him to be mocked, sent him back again to Pilate. The” “wife of Chuza, his house-steward, was one of our Lord’s” disciples (Luke 8:3). “(2.) A “faithful martyr” (Rev. 2:13), of whom nothing more is certainly known.
Definition of Antipas: “for all, or against all”
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