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
There are five instances of a census of the Jewish people having “been taken. (1.) In the fourth month after the Exodus, when the” people were encamped at Sinai. The number of men from twenty “years old and upward was then 603,550 (Ex. 38:26). (2.) Another” “census was made just before the entrance into Canaan, when the” “number was found to be 601,730, showing thus a small decrease” “(Num. 26:51). (3.) The next census was in the time of David,” “when the number, exclusive of the tribes of Levi and Benjamin,” “was found to be 1,300,000 (2 Sam. 24:9; 1 Chr. 21:5). (4.)” “Solomon made a census of the foreigners in the land, and found” “153,600 able-bodied workmen (2 Chr. 2:17, 18). (5.) After the” “return from Exile the whole congregation of Israel was numbered,” “and found to amount to 42,360 (Ezra 2:64). A census was made by” the Roman government in the time of our Lord (Luke 2:1). (See TAXING.)
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