The life and ministry of Jesus were characterized by compassion. The biblical record of His miracles occasionally mentions that fact, and one might say His incarnation occurred because of His compassion. A disciple of Christ
We live in an age when candidates are chosen to lead a nation according to how they look on television rather than on their ideas. This shows that what God said to Samuel still holds
The very reason missionaries and others are needed to share the gospel of Christ is, in essence, the same reason God gave Israel a king, That reason is people’s rejection of God. That attitude is
There are five different Hebrew words so rendered in the “Authorized Version: (1.) A basket (Heb. sal, a twig or osier)” “for holding bread (Gen. 40:16; Ex. 29:3, 23; Lev. 8:2, 26, 31;” “Num. 6:15, 17, 19). Sometimes baskets were made of twigs peeled;” their manufacture was a recognized trade among the Hebrews. “(2.) That used (Heb. salsilloth’) in gathering grapes (Jer. 6:9). “(3.) That in which the first fruits of the harvest were “presented, Heb. tene, (Deut. 26:2, 4). It was also used for” household purposes. In form it tapered downwards like that called corbis by the Romans. “(4.) A basket (Heb. kelub) having a lid, resembling a bird-cage. It was made of leaves or rushes. The name is also applied to “fruit-baskets (Amos 8:1, 2).” “(5.) A basket (Heb. dud) for carrying figs (Jer. 24:2), also “clay to the brick-yard (R.V., Ps. 81:6), and bulky articles (2” Kings 10:7). This word is also rendered in the Authorized “Version “kettle” (1 Sam. 2:14), “caldron” (2 Chr. 35:13),” seething-pot (Job 41:20). “In the New Testament mention is made of the basket (Gr. “kophinos, small “wicker-basket”) for the “fragments” in the” “miracle recorded Mark 6:43, and in that recorded Matt. 15:37” “(Gr. spuris, large “rope-basket”); also of the basket in which” “Paul escaped (Acts 9:25, Gr. spuris; 2 Cor. 11: 33, Gr. sargane,” basket of plaited cords).
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