I personally believe that the success of any missionary endeavor can be measured by the degree that nationals on any mission field are themselves fulfilling the Great Commission of Jesus Christ. For this goal of
Our present-day culture can be described as a comfort-at-any-cost society. In this environment, things such as affliction, pain, persecution, and other forms of suffering are viewed as obstacles and enemies. Missionaries are not immune from
Millions of professing Christians waiver, when confronted with the need to follow Christ whole-heartedly. Millions more excuse themselves by saying, “I am thinking about it. Perhaps one day I will decide.” The latter group is
“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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