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
Used in the Authorized Version of Deut. 19:5; 20:19; 1 Kings “6:7, as the translation of a Hebrew word which means “chopping.” It was used for felling trees (Isa. 10:34) and hewing timber for “building. It is the rendering of a different word in Judg. 9:48,” “1 Sam. 13:20, 21, Ps. 74:5, which refers to its sharpness. In 2” Kings 6:5 it is the translation of a word used with reference to its being made of iron. In Isa. 44:12 the Revised Version “renders by “axe” the Hebrew maatsad, which means a “hewing” “instrument. In the Authorized Version it is rendered “tongs.” It” “is also used in Jer. 10:3, and rendered “axe.” The “battle-axe” (army of Medes and Persians) mentioned in Jer. 51:20 was “probably, as noted in the margin of the Revised Version, a” maul or heavy mace. In Ps. 74:6 the word so rendered means feller. (See the figurative expression in Matt. 3:10; Luke 3:9.)
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