The life and ministry of Jesus were characterized by compassion. The biblical record of His miracles occasionally mentions that fact, and one might say His incarnation occurred because of His compassion. A disciple of Christ
We live in an age when candidates are chosen to lead a nation according to how they look on television rather than on their ideas. This shows that what God said to Samuel still holds
The very reason missionaries and others are needed to share the gospel of Christ is, in essence, the same reason God gave Israel a king, That reason is people’s rejection of God. That attitude is
“The cognomen of the first Roman emperor, C. Julius Caesar” “Octavianus, during whose reign Christ was born (Luke 2:1). His” “decree that “all the world should be taxed” was the divinely” “ordered occasion of Jesus’ being born, according to prophecy” “(Micah 5:2), in Bethlehem. This name being simply a title” “meaning “majesty” or “venerable,” first given to him by the” “senate (B.C. 27), was borne by succeeding emperors. Before his” death (A.D. 14) he associated Tiberius with him in the empire “(Luke 3:1), by whom he was succeeded.”
“(Acts 27:1.: literally, of Sebaste, the Greek form of Augusta,” the name given to Caesarea in honour of Augustus Caesar). “Probably this “band” or cohort consisted of Samaritan soldiers” belonging to Caesarea.
Definition of Augustus: “increased, augmented”
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