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
“During their journeys across the wilderness, the twelve tribes” formed encampments at the different places where they halted (Ex. 16:13; Num. 2:3). The diagram here given shows the position of the different tribes and the form of the encampment during “the wanderings, according to Num. 1:53; 2:2-31; 3:29, 35, 38;” 10:13-28. “The area of the camp would be in all about 3 square miles. After “the Hebrews entered Palestine, the camps then spoken of were” “exclusively warlike (Josh. 11:5, 7; Judg. 5:19, 21; 7:1; 1 Sam.” “29:1; 30:9, etc.).”
“(Heb. copher), mentioned in Cant. 1:14 (R.V., “henna-flowers”);” “4:13 (R.V., “henna”), is the al-henna of the Arabs, a native of” “Egypt, producing clusters of small white and yellow odoriferous” “flowers, whence is made the Oleum Cyprineum. From its leaves is” made the peculiar auburn dye with which Eastern women stain their nails and the palms of their hands. It is found only at “Engedi, on the shore of the Dead Sea. It is known to botanists” “by the name Lawsonia alba or inermis, a kind of privet, which” grows 6 or 8 feet high. The margin of the Authorized Version of “the passages above referred to has “or cypress,” not with” “reference to the conifer so called, but to the circumstance that” one of the most highly appreciated species of this plant grew in the island of Cyprus.
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