When Jesus was conducting His earthly ministry. He manifested authority. This authority was manifested in the way He cleansed the temple; in the way He forgave sin; and, in His healing of the man with
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.
“This word occurs frequently, and is the translation of several” “different terms. (1.) Micah 7:4, it denotes a species of thorn” shrub used for hedges. In Prov. 15:19 the word is rendered “thorn (Heb. hedek, “stinging”), supposed by some to be what is” “called the “apple of Sodom” (q.v.).” “(2.) Ezek. 28:24, sallon’, properly a “prickle,” such as is found on the shoots of the palm tree. “(3.) Isa. 55:13, probably simply a thorny bush. Some, following “the Vulgate Version, regard it as the “nettle.” “(4.) Isa. 5:6; 7:23-25, etc., frequently used to denote thorny “shrubs in general. In 10:17; 27:4, it means troublesome men.” “(5.) In Heb. 6:8 the Greek word (tribolos) so rendered means “three-pronged, and denotes the land caltrop, a low throny” “shrub resembling in its spikes the military “crow-foot.” Comp.” “Matt. 7:16, “thistle.”
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