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
House of dates. (1.) The Revised Version in John 1:28 has this “word instead of Bethabara, on the authority of the oldest” manuscripts. It appears to have been the name of a place on the east of Jordan. “(2.) A village on the south-eastern slope of the Mount of Olives “(Mark 11:1), about 2 miles east of Jerusalem, on the road to” Jericho. It derived its name from the number of palm-trees which grew there. It was the residence of Lazarus and his sisters. It is frequently mentioned in connection with memorable incidents “in the life of our Lord (Matt. 21:17; 26:6; Mark 11:11, 12;” 14:3; Luke 24:50; John 11:1; 12:1). It is now known by the name “of el-Azariyeh, i.e., “place of Lazarus,” or simply Lazariyeh.” “Seen from a distance, the village has been described as” “remarkably beautiful, the perfection of retirement and repose,” “of seclusion and lovely peace.” Now a mean village, containing” about twenty families.
Definition of Bethany: “the house of song; the house of affliction”
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