The tragic sin of King David, as heartbreaking and disgusting as it may be to many readers, presents lessons God’s servants need to learn if they want to take the Great Commission seriously. These are
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
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
“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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