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
A vessel made of skins for holding wine (Josh. 9:4. 13; 1 Sam. “16:20; Matt. 9:17; Mark 2:22; Luke 5:37, 38), or milk (Judg.” “4:19), or water (Gen. 21:14, 15, 19), or strong drink (Hab.” 2:15). “Earthenware vessels were also similarly used (Jer. 19:1-10; 1 Kings 14:3; Isa. 30:14). In Job 32:19 (comp. Matt. 9:17; Luke “5:37, 38; Mark 2:22) the reference is to a wine-skin ready to” “burst through the fermentation of the wine. “Bottles of wine” in” the Authorized Version of Hos. 7:5 is properly rendered in the “Revised Version by “the heat of wine,” i.e., the fever of wine,” its intoxicating strength. “The clouds are figuratively called the “bottles of heaven” (Job 38:37). A bottle blackened or shrivelled by smoke is referred to in Ps. 119:83 as an image to which the psalmist likens himself.
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