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
“One of the most ancient cities of Assyria. “Out of that land he” “[i.e., Nimrod] went forth into Assyria, and built Nineveh,” “Rehoboth-Ir, and Calah, and Resen” (Gen. 10:11, R.V.). Its site” is now marked probably by the Nimrud ruins on the left bank of “the Tigris. These cover an area of about 1,000 acres, and are” second only in size and importance to the mass of ruins opposite “Mosul. This city was at one time the capital of the empire, and” was the residence of Sardanapalus and his successors down to the “time of Sargon, who built a new capital, the modern Khorsabad.” It has been conjectured that these four cities mentioned in Gen. 10:11 were afterwards all united into one and called Nineveh (q.v.).
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