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
#NAME? (Josh. 13:3; 1 Sam. 6:17). It stood on the shore of the “Mediterranean, 12 miles north of Gaza. It is mentioned on an” inscription at Karnak in Egypt as having been taken by king “Rameses II., the oppressor of the Hebrews. In the time of the” judges (Judg. 1:18) it fell into the possession of the tribe of Judah; but it was soon after retaken by the Philistines (2 Sam. “1:20), who were not finally dispossessed till the time of” Alexander the Great. Samson went down to this place from “Timnath, and slew thirty men and took their spoil. The prophets” “foretold its destruction (Jer. 25:20; 47:5, 7). It became a” “noted place in the Middle Ages, having been the scene of many a” bloody battle between the Saracens and the Crusaders. It was “beseiged and taken by Richard the Lion-hearted, and “within its” “walls and towers now standing he held his court.” Among the Tell” Amarna tablets (see EGYPT) are found letters or official “despatches from Yadaya, “captain of horse and dust of the king’s” “feet,” to the “great king” of Egypt, dated from Ascalon. It is” now called `Askalan.
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