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 security or rest, a city which belonged to Manasseh (1” “Chr. 7:29), on the west of Jordan. The bodies of Saul and his” sons were fastened to its walls. In Solomon’s time it gave its name to a district (1 Kings 4:12). The name is found in an “abridged form, Bethshan, in 1 Sam. 31:10, 12 and 2 Sam. 21:12.” “It is on the road from Jerusalem to Damascus, about 5 miles from” “the Jordan, and 14 from the south end of the Lake of Gennesaret.” “After the Captivity it was called Scythopolis, i.e., “the city” “of the Scythians,” who about B.C. 640 came down from the steppes” of Southern Russia and settled in different places in Syria. It is now called Beisan.
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