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
Blessed. (1.) The secretary of the prophet Jeremiah (32:12; 36:4). He was of the tribe of Judah (51:59). To him Jeremiah dictated his prophecies regarding the invasion of the Babylonians and the Captivity. These he read to the people from a window in the temple in the fourth year of the reign of “Jehoiakim, king of Judah (Jer. 36). He afterwards read them” before the counsellors of the king at a private interview; and “then to the king himself, who, after hearing a part of the roll,” “cut it with a penknife, and threw it into the fire of his winter” “parlour, where he was sitting.” “During the siege of Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezzar, he was the keeper of the deed of purchase Jeremiah had made of the territory of Hanameel (Jer. 32:12). Being accused by his enemies “of favouring the Chaldeans, he was cast, with Jeremiah, into” “prison, where he remained till the capture of Jerusalem (B.C.” 586). He probably died in Babylon. “(2.) Neh. 3:20; 10:6; 11:5.
Definition of Baruch: “who is blessed”
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