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
“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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