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
Second son of Shem (Gen. 10:22; 1 Chr. 1:17). He went from the “land of Shinar and built Nineveh, etc. (Gen. 10:11, 12). He” “probably gave his name to Assyria, which is the usual” “translation of the word, although the form Asshur is sometimes” “retained (Num. 24:22, 24; Ezek. 27:23, etc.). In Gen. 2:14” “Assyria ought to be “Asshur,” which was the original capital” “of Assyria, a city represented by the mounds of Kalah Sherghat,” on the west bank of the Tigris. This city was founded by Bel-kap-kapu about B.C. 1700. At a later date the capital was “shifted to Ninua, or Nineveh, now Koyunjik, on the eastern bank” of the river. (See CALAH; NINEVEH.)
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