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
Cakes made of wheat or barley were offered in the temple. They “were salted, but unleavened (Ex. 29:2; Lev. 2:4). In idolatrous” “worship thin cakes or wafers were offered “to the queen of” “heaven” (Jer. 7:18; 44:19).” “Pancakes are described in 2 Sam. 13:8, 9. Cakes mingled with oil “and baked in the oven are mentioned in Lev. 2:4, and “wafers” “unleavened anointed with oil,” in Ex. 29:2; Lev. 8:26; 1 Chr.” “23:29. “Cracknels,” a kind of crisp cakes, were among the things” Jeroboam directed his wife to take with her when she went to consult Ahijah the prophet at Shiloh (1 Kings 14:3). Such hard cakes were carried by the Gibeonites when they came to Joshua “(9:5, 12). They described their bread as “mouldy;” but the” “Hebrew word nikuddim, here used, ought rather to be rendered” “hard as biscuit. It is rendered “cracknels” in 1 Kings 14:3.” “The ordinary bread, when kept for a few days, became dry and” excessively hard. The Gibeonites pointed to this hardness of their bread as an evidence that they had come a long journey. “We read also of honey-cakes (Ex. 16:31), “cakes of figs” (1 Sam. “25:18), “cake” as denoting a whole piece of bread (1 Kings” “17:12), and “a [round] cake of barley bread” (Judg. 7:13). In” Lev. 2 is a list of the different kinds of bread and cakes which were fit for offerings.
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