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
“A vehicle moving on wheels, and usually drawn by oxen (2 Sam.” “6:3). The Hebrew word thus rendered, ‘agalah (1 Sam. 6:7, 8), is” “also rendered “wagon” (Gen. 45:19). It is used also to denote a” war-chariot (Ps. 46:9). Carts were used for the removal of the “ark and its sacred utensils (Num. 7:3, 6). After retaining the” “ark amongst them for seven months, the Philistines sent it back” “to the Israelites. On this occasion they set it in a new cart,” “probably a rude construction, with solid wooden wheels like that” “still used in Western Asia, which was drawn by two milch cows,” which conveyed it straight to Beth-shemesh. “A “cart rope,” for the purpose of fastening loads on carts, is used (Isa. 5:18) as a symbol of the power of sinful pleasures or habits over him who indulges them. (See CORD.) In Syria and Palestine wheel-carriages for any other purpose than the conveyance of agricultural produce are almost unknown.
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