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
“The Latin for cane, Hebrew Kaneh, mentioned (Ex. 30:23) as one” “of the ingredients in the holy anointing oil, one of the sweet” “scents (Cant. 4:14), and among the articles sold in the markets” of Tyre (Ezek. 27:19). The word designates an Oriental plant “called the “sweet flag,” the Acorus calamus of Linnaeus. It is” “elsewhere called “sweet cane” (Isa. 43:24; Jer. 6:20). It has an” “aromatic smell, and when its knotted stalk is cut and dried and” “reduced to powder, it forms an ingredient in the most precious” “perfumes. It was not a native of Palestine, but was imported” from Arabia Felix or from India. It was probably that which is “now known in India by the name of “lemon grass” or “ginger” “grass,” the Andropogon schoenanthus.
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