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.
(1.) A portable shield (2 Sam. 22:31; 1 Chr. 5:18). “(2.) A shield surrounding the person; the targe or round form; used once figuratively (Ps. 91:4). (3.) A large shield protecting the whole body (Ps. 35:2; Ezek. 23:24; 26:8). “(4.) A lance or spear; improperly rendered “buckler” in the “Authorized Version (1 Chr. 12:8), but correctly in the Revised” “Version “spear.” “The leather of shields required oiling (2 Sam. 1:21; Isa. 21:5), so as to prevent its being injured by moisture. Copper (= brass) shields were also in use (1 Sam. 17:6; 1 Kings 14:27). “Those spoken of in 1 Kings 10:16, etc.; 14:26, were probably of” massive metal. “The shields David had taken from his enemies were suspended in “the temple as mementoes (2 Kings 11:10). (See ARMOUR,” SHIELD.)
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