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 Roman officer in command of a hundred men (Mark 15:39, 44,” “45). Cornelius, the first Gentile convert, was a centurion (Acts” “10:1, 22). Other centurions are mentioned in Matt. 8:5, 8, 13;” “Luke 7:2, 6; Acts 21:32; 22:25, 26; 23:17, 23; 24:23; 27:1, 6,” “11, 31, 43; 28:16. A centurion watched the crucifixion of our” “Lord (Matt. 27:54; Luke 23:47), and when he saw the wonders” “attending it, exclaimed, “Truly this man was the Son of God.” The centurions mentioned in the New Testament are uniformly “spoken of in terms of praise, whether in the Gospels or in the” Acts. It is interesting to compare this with the statement of “Polybius (vi. 24), that the centurions were chosen by merit, and” so were men remarkable not so much for their daring courage as “for their deliberation, constancy, and strength of mind.”, Dr.” Maclear’s N. T. Hist.
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