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 rendering in the Authorized Version of the Hebrew word “tarshish, a precious stone; probably so called as being brought” from Tarshish. It was one of the stones on the breastplate of “the high priest (Ex. 28:20; R.V. marg., “chalcedony;” 39:13).” The colour of the wheels in Ezekiel’s vision was as the colour “of a beryl stone (1:16; 10:9; R.V., “stone of Tarshish”). It is” mentioned in Cant. 5:14; Dan. 10:6; Rev. 21:20. In Ezek. 28:13 “the LXX. render the word by “chrysolite,” which the Jewish” historian Josephus regards as its proper translation. This also is the rendering given in the Authorized Version in the margin. “That was a gold-coloured gem, the topaz of ancient authors.”
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