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 taken in war. Captives were often treated with great cruelty and indignity (1 Kings 20:32; Josh. 10:24; Judg. 1:7; 2 Sam. 4:12; Judg. 8:7; 2 Sam. 12:31; 1 Chr. 20:3). When a city was “taken by assault, all the men were slain, and the women and” children carried away captive and sold as slaves (Isa. 20; 47:3; “2 Chr. 28:9-15; Ps. 44:12; Joel 3:3), and exposed to the most” cruel treatment (Nah. 3:10; Zech. 14:2; Esther 3:13; 2 Kings “8:12; Isa. 13:16, 18). Captives were sometimes carried away into” “foreign countries, as was the case with the Jews (Jer. 20:5;” “39:9, 10; 40:7).”
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