How does the call of God come to us? It usually comes through other people. God’s call to Mary came through an angel. In our lives, it usually comes through relatives, pastors, or friends. Because
God had done a mighty work in Coriinth. In that city, men and women had responded to the gospel and experienced changed lives. One dark cloud hung over the Christian community, however. Division had begun
Paul modeled for us the role of a godly church leader. What he taught had been received from the Lord. God had revealed Himself to Paul on the road to Damascus and later in other
“Stronghold, a Philistine city (Josh. 15:47), about midway” “between Gaza and Joppa, and 3 miles from the Mediterranean. It” was one of the chief seats of the worship of Dagon (1 Sam. 5:5). “It belonged to the tribe of Judah (Josh. 15:47), but it never” “came into their actual possession. It was an important city, as” “it stood on the highroad from Egypt to Palestine, and hence was” “strongly fortified (2 Chr. 26:6; Isa. 20:1). Uzziah took it, but” fifty years after his death it was taken by the Assyrians (B.C. “758). According to Sargon’s record, it was captured by him in” “B.C. 711. The only reference to it in the New Testament, where” “it is called Azotus, is in the account of Philip’s return from” Gaza (Acts 8:40). It is now called Eshdud.
Definition of Ashdod: “effusion; inclination; theft”
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