Millions of Christians are persecuted today for their faith. To declare one’s allegiance to Christ in some countries is to risk imprisonment and death. Some families ostracize relatives who have received Christ as Saviour. Even
As he closed his second epistle to the Corinthians, Paul responded to the doubts of some Corinthian believers as to whether he was indeed a spokesman for Christ. Paul insisted that he was an apostle
Paul’s teaching tells us important things about the church and its ministry. There are different gifts but the same Lord. The Spirit gives believers gifts to build up the church. Paul named some of these
“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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