When Jesus was conducting His earthly ministry. He manifested authority. This authority was manifested in the way He cleansed the temple; in the way He forgave sin; and, in His healing of the man with
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.
“Or Chaldeans, the inhabitants of the country of which Babylon” was the capital. They were so called till the time of the “Captivity (2 Kings 25; Isa. 13:19; 23:13), when, particularly in” “the Book of Daniel (5:30; 9:1), the name began to be used with” special reference to a class of learned men ranked with the magicians and astronomers. These men cultivated the ancient “Cushite language of the original inhabitants of the land, for” “they had a “learning” and a “tongue” (1:4) of their own. The” common language of the country at that time had become “assimilated to the Semitic dialect, especially through the” “influence of the Assyrians, and was the language that was used” “for all civil purposes. The Chaldeans were the learned class,” “interesting themselves in science and religion, which consisted,” “like that of the ancient Arabians and Syrians, in the worship of” the heavenly bodies. There are representations of this priestly “class, of magi and diviners, on the walls of the Assyrian” palaces.
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