I personally believe that the success of any missionary endeavor can be measured by the degree that nationals on any mission field are themselves fulfilling the Great Commission of Jesus Christ. For this goal of
Our present-day culture can be described as a comfort-at-any-cost society. In this environment, things such as affliction, pain, persecution, and other forms of suffering are viewed as obstacles and enemies. Missionaries are not immune from
Millions of professing Christians waiver, when confronted with the need to follow Christ whole-heartedly. Millions more excuse themselves by saying, “I am thinking about it. Perhaps one day I will decide.” The latter group is
“(1.) Anklets (Num. 31:50; 2 Sam. 1:10), and with reference to” men. “(2.) The rendering of a Hebrew word meaning fasteners, found in “Gen. 24:22, 30, 47.” “(3.) In Isa. 3:19, the rendering of a Hebrew word meaning “chains, i.e., twisted or chain-like bracelets.” “(4.) In Ex. 35:22 it designates properly a clasp for fastening the dress of females. Some interpret it as a nose-ring. “(5.) In Gen. 38:18, 25, the rendering of a Hebrew word meaning “thread, and may denote the ornamental cord with which the” signet was suspended from the neck of the wearer. “Bracelets were worn by men as well as by women (Cant. 5:14, R.V.). They were of many various forms. The weight of those presented by Eliezer to Rebekah was ten shekels (Gen. 24:22).
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