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
“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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