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
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.
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