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
“Called by the Greeks Heliopolis i.e., “the city of the sun”,” “because of its famous Temple of the Sun, has by some been” “supposed to be Solomon’s “house of the forest of Lebanon” (1″ Kings 7:2; 10:17; 2 Chr. 9:16); by others it is identified with “Baal-gad (q.v.). It was a city of Coele-Syria, on the lowest” “declivity of Anti-Libanus, about 42 miles north-west of” “Damascus. It was one of the most splendid of Syrian cities,” existing from a remote antiquity. After sustaining several “sieges under the Moslems and others, it was finally destroyed by” an earthquake in 1759. Its ruins are of great extent.
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