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
Probably the same as Assur-bani-pal (Sardanapalos of the “Greeks), styled the “great and noble” (Ezra 4:10), was the son” and successor (B.C. 668) of Esar-haddon (q.v.). He was “luxurious, ambitious, and cruel, but a magnificent patron of” “literature.” He formed at Nineveh a library of clay tablets,” “numbering about 10,000. These are now mostly in the British” Museum. They throw much light on the history and antiquities of Assyria. “Assur-bani-pal was a munificent patron of literature, and the conqueror of Elam. Towards the middle of his reign his empire was shaken by a great rebellion headed by his brother in “Babylon. The rebellion was finally put down, but Egypt was lost,” and the military power of Assyria was so exhausted that it could with difficulty resist the hordes of Kimmerians who poured over Western Asia. (See NINEVEH.)
Definition of Asnapper: “unhappiness; increase of danger”
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