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
“on the wall, which the Shunammite prepared for the prophet” “Elisha (2 Kings 4:10), was an upper chamber over the porch” “through the hall toward the street. This was the “guest chamber” where entertainments were prepared (Mark 14:14). There were also chambers within chambers (1 Kings 22:25; 2 Kings 9:2). To enter into a chamber is used metaphorically of prayer and “communion with God (Isa. 26:20). The “chambers of the south” (Job 9:9) are probably the constelations of the southern “hemisphere. The “chambers of imagery”, i.e., chambers painted” “with images, as used by Ezekiel (8:12), is an expression” denoting the vision the prophet had of the abominations practised by the Jews in Jerusalem.
“(Rom. 13:13), wantonness, impurity.”
A confidential servant of the king (Gen. 37:36; 39:1). In Rom. “16:23 mention is made of “Erastus the chamberlain.” Here the” “word denotes the treasurer of the city, or the quaestor, as the” Romans styled him. He is almost the only convert from the higher “ranks of whom mention is made (comp. Acts 17:34). Blastus,” “Herod’s “chamberlain” (Acts 12:20), was his personal attendant” “or valet-de-chambre. The Hebrew word saris, thus translated in” “Esther 1:10, 15; 2:3, 14, 21, etc., properly means an eunuch (as” “in the marg.), as it is rendered in Isa. 39:7; 56:3.”
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