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 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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