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
“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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