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
“The vessel in which incense was presented on “the golden altar” before the Lord in the temple (Ex. 30:1-9). The priest filled the censer with live coal from the sacred fire on the altar of “burnt-offering, and having carried it into the sanctuary, there” “threw upon the burning coals the sweet incense (Lev. 16:12, 13),” “which sent up a cloud of smoke, filling the apartment with” “fragrance. The censers in daily use were of brass (Num. 16:39),” “and were designated by a different Hebrew name, miktereth (2” Chr. 26:19; Ezek. 8:11): while those used on the day of “Atonement were of gold, and were denoted by a word (mahtah)” “meaning “something to take fire with;” LXX. pureion = a” fire-pan. Solomon prepared for the temple censers of pure gold (1 Kings 7:50; 2 Chr. 4:22). The angel in the Apocalypse is “represented with a golden censer (Rev. 8:3, 5). Paul speaks of” the golden censer as belonging to the tabernacle (Heb. 9:4). The “Greek word thumiaterion, here rendered “censer,” may more” “appropriately denote, as in the margin of Revised Version, “the” “altar of incense.” Paul does not here say that the thumiaterion” “was in the holiest, for it was in the holy place, but that the” “holiest had it, i.e., that it belonged to the holiest (1 Kings” 6:22). It was intimately connected with the high priest’s service in the holiest. “The manner in which the censer is to be used is described in Num. 4:14; Lev. 16:12.
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