I personally believe that the success of any missionary endeavor can be measured by the degree that nationals on any mission field are themselves fulfilling the Great Commission of Jesus Christ. For this goal of
Our present-day culture can be described as a comfort-at-any-cost society. In this environment, things such as affliction, pain, persecution, and other forms of suffering are viewed as obstacles and enemies. Missionaries are not immune from
Millions of professing Christians waiver, when confronted with the need to follow Christ whole-heartedly. Millions more excuse themselves by saying, “I am thinking about it. Perhaps one day I will decide.” The latter group is
“An architectural term found only in Ezek. 40:16, 21, 22, 26, 29.” There is no absolute proof that the Israelites employed arches in their buildings. The arch was employed in the building of the “pyramids of Egypt. The oldest existing arch is at Thebes, and” bears the date B.C. 1350. There are also still found the remains “of an arch, known as Robinson’s Arch, of the bridge connecting” Zion and Moriah. (See TYROPOEON VALLEY.)
“Ruler of the people, son of Herod the Great, by Malthace, a” Samaritan woman. He was educated along with his brother Antipas at Rome. He inherited from his father a third part of his “kingdom viz., Idumea, Judea, and Samaria, and hence is called” king (Matt. 2:22). It was for fear of him that Joseph and Mary turned aside on their way back from Egypt. Till a few days “before his death Herod had named Antipas as his successor, but” in his last moments he named Archelaus.
A shooter with the bow (1 Chr. 10:3). This art was of high antiquity (Gen. 21:20; 27:3). Saul was wounded by the Philistine “archers (1 Sam. 31:3). The phrase “breaking the bow” (Hos. 1:5;” “Jer. 49:35) is equivalent to taking away one’s power, while” strengthening the bow is a symbol of its increase (Gen. 49:24). The Persian archers were famous among the ancients (Isa. “13:18; Jer. 49:35; 50:9, 14, 29, 42. (See BOW).”
“The usual designation of Hushai (2 Sam. 15:32; 17:5, 14; 1 Chr.” “27:33), who was a native of Archi. He was “the king’s friend”,” “i.e., he held office under David similar to that of our modern” privy councillor.
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