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 the sun. (1.) A sacerdotal city in the tribe of Dan “(Josh. 21:16; 1 Sam. 6:15), on the north border of Judah (Josh.” “15:10). It was the scene of an encounter between Jehoash, king” “of Israel, and Amaziah, king of Judah, in which the latter was” “made prisoner (2 Kings 14:11, 13). It was afterwards taken by” the Philistines (2 Chr. 28:18). It is the modern ruined Arabic “village `Ain-shems, on the north-west slopes of the mountains of” “Judah, 14 miles west of Jerusalem.” “(2.) A city between Dothan and the Jordan, near the southern “border of Issachar (Josh. 19:22), 7 1/2 miles south of” Beth-shean. It is the modern Ain-esh-Shemsiyeh. “(3.) One of the fenced cities of Naphtali (Josh. 19:38), between “Mount Tabor and the Jordan. Now Khurbet Shema, 3 miles west of” Safed. But perhaps the same as No. 2. “(4.) An idol sanctuary in Egypt (Jer. 43:13); called by the “Greeks Heliopolis, and by the Egyptians On (q.v.), Gen. 41:45.”
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