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
We live in an age when candidates are chosen to lead a nation according to how they look on television rather than on their ideas. This shows that what God said to Samuel still holds
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 father-in-law of Herod Antipas, and king of Arabia Petraea.” His daughter returned to him on the occasion of her husband’s “entering into an adulterous alliance with Herodias, the wife of” “Herod-Philip, his half-brother (Luke 3:19, 20; Mark 6:17; Matt.” 14:3). This led to a war between Aretas and Herod Antipas. “Herod’s army was wholly destroyed (A.D. 36). Aretas, taking” advantage of the complications of the times on account of the “death of the Emperor Tiberius (A.D. 37), took possession of” Damascus (2 Cor. 11:32; comp. Acts 9:25). At this time Paul returned to Damascus from Arabia.
Definition of Aretas: “agreeable, virtuous”
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