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
“Sacred land or high land, the name of a country on one of the” mountains of which the ark rested after the Flood subsided (Gen. “8:4). The “mountains” mentioned were probably the Kurdish range” “of South Armenia. In 2 Kings 19:37, Isa. 37:38, the word is” “rendered “Armenia” in the Authorized Version, but in the Revised” “Version, “Land of Ararat.” In Jer. 51:27, the name denotes the” “central or southern portion of Armenia. It is, however,” generally applied to a high and almost inaccessible mountain which rises majestically from the plain of the Araxes. It has “two conical peaks, about 7 miles apart, the one 14,300 feet and” “the other 10,300 feet above the level of the plain. Three” thousand feet of the summit of the higher of these peaks is “covered with perpetual snow. It is called Kuh-i-nuh, i.e.,” “Noah’s mountain, by the Persians. This part of Armenia was” inhabited by a people who spoke a language unlike any other now “known, though it may have been related to the modern Georgian.” About B.C. 900 they borrowed the cuneiform characters of “Nineveh, and from this time we have inscriptions of a line of” kings who at times contended with Assyria. At the close of the “seventh century B.C. the kingdom of Ararat came to an end, and” the country was occupied by a people who are ancestors of the Armenians of the present day.
Definition of Ararat: “the curse of trembling”
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