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
For holding oil or perfumery (Mark 14:3). It was of the form of a flask or bottle. The Hebrew word (pak) used for it is more “appropriately rendered “vial” in 1 Sam. 10:1, and should also be” “so rendered in 2 Kings 9:1, where alone else it occurs.”
“(Heb. teashshur), mentioned in Isa. 60:13; 41:19, was, according” “to some, a species of cedar growing in Lebanon. The words of” “Ezek. 27:6 literally translated are, “Thy benches they have made” “of ivory, the daughter of the ashur tree,” i.e., inlaid with” “ashur wood. The ashur is the box-tree, and accordingly the” “Revised Version rightly reads “inlaid in box wood.” This is the” Buxus sempervirens of botanists. It is remarkable for the beauty of its evergreen foliage and for the utility of its hard and durable wood.
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