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
“A symbol of kings descended from royal ancestors (Ezek. 17:3,” “10; Dan. 11:7); of prosperity (Job 8:16); of the Messiah, a” “branch out of the root of the stem of Jesse (Isa. 11:1), the” “beautiful branch (4:2), a “righteous branch” (Jer. 23:5), “the” “Branch” (Zech. 3:8; 6:12).” “Disciples are branches of the true vine (John 15:5, 6). “The “branch of the terrible ones” (Isa. 25:5) is rightly translated” “in the Revised Version “the song of the terrible ones,” i.e.,” the song of victory shall be brought low by the destruction of Babylon and the return of the Jews from captivity. “The “abominable branch” is a tree on which a malefactor has been “hanged (Isa. 14:19). The “highest branch” in Ezek. 17:3″ represents Jehoiakim the king.
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