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
“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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