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
“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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