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.
“A cutting; separation; a gorge, a torrent-bed or winter-stream,” “a “brook,” in whose banks the prophet Elijah hid himself during” “the early part of the three years’ drought (1 Kings 17:3, 5). It” “has by some been identified as the Wady el-Kelt behind Jericho,” which is formed by the junction of many streams flowing from the mountains west of Jericho. It is dry in summer. Travellers have “described it as one of the wildest ravines of this wild region,” and peculiarly fitted to afford a secure asylum to the persecuted. But if the prophet’s interview with Ahab was in “Samaria, and he thence journeyed toward the east, it is probable” that he crossed Jordan and found refuge in some of the ravines “of Gilead. The “brook” is said to have been “before Jordan,” “which probably means that it opened toward that river, into” which it flowed. This description would apply to the east as well as to the west of Jordan. Thus Elijah’s hiding-place may “have been the Jermuk, in the territory of the half-tribe of” Manasseh.
Definition of Cherith: “cutting; piercing; slaying”
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