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 duty of preparing bread was usually, in ancient times,” committed to the females or the slaves of the family (Gen. 18:6; Lev. 26:26; 1 Sam. 8:13); but at a later period we find a class “of public bakers mentioned (Hos. 7:4, 6; Jer. 37:21).” “The bread was generally in the form of long or round cakes (Ex. “29:23; 1 Sam. 2:36), of a thinness that rendered them easily” broken (Isa. 58:7; Matt. 14:19; 26:26; Acts 20:11). Common ovens were generally used; at other times a jar was half-filled with “hot pebbles, and the dough was spread over them. Hence we read” “of “cakes baken on the coals” (1 Kings 19:6), and “baken in the” “oven” (Lev. 2:4). (See BREAD.)”
“Baked provisions (Gen. 40:17), literally “works of the baker,” such as biscuits and cakes.
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