We live in a culture that is deteriorating partly because of its loss of a moral standard. Since its inception, Christianity has provided a true moral standard by promoting and being committed to the biblical
The entry this week focuses on the trials and afflictions of believers. Often these times turn out to be blessings in disguise. In the very beginning of his epistle, James described his relationship to the
The book of Acts provides biblical source material for challenging congregations to use prayer as a primary ingredient to experience joy in their missions ministries. First, Acts 2:42 reveals that prayer was a vital part
“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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