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
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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