When Jesus was conducting His earthly ministry. He manifested authority. This authority was manifested in the way He cleansed the temple; in the way He forgave sin; and, in His healing of the man with
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.
That the poor existed among the Hebrews we have abundant “evidence (Ex. 23:11; Deut. 15:11), but there is no mention of” beggars properly so called in the Old Testament. The poor were provided for by the law of Moses (Lev. 19:10; Deut. 12:12; 14:29). It is predicted of the seed of the wicked that they shall be beggars (Ps. 37:25; 109:10). “In the New Testament we find not seldom mention made of beggars “(Mark 10:46; Luke 16:20, 21; Acts 3:2), yet there is no mention” “of such a class as vagrant beggars, so numerous in the East.” “Beggarly, in Gal. 4:9, means worthless.”
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