I personally believe that the success of any missionary endeavor can be measured by the degree that nationals on any mission field are themselves fulfilling the Great Commission of Jesus Christ. For this goal of
Our present-day culture can be described as a comfort-at-any-cost society. In this environment, things such as affliction, pain, persecution, and other forms of suffering are viewed as obstacles and enemies. Missionaries are not immune from
Millions of professing Christians waiver, when confronted with the need to follow Christ whole-heartedly. Millions more excuse themselves by saying, “I am thinking about it. Perhaps one day I will decide.” The latter group is
“(Heb. ‘aron, generally rendered “ark”), the coffer into which” the contributions for the repair of the temple were put (2 Kings “12:9, 10; 2 Chr. 24:8, 10, 11). In Gen. 50:26 it is rendered” “coffin. In Ezek. 27:24 a different Hebrew word, genazim” “(plur.), is used. It there means “treasure-chests.”
“(Heb. ‘armon; i.e., “naked”), mentioned in connection with” Jacob’s artifice regarding the cattle (Gen. 30:37). It is one of “the trees of which, because of its strength and beauty, the” “Assyrian empire is likened (Ezek. 31:8; R.V., “plane trees”). It” is probably the Oriental plane tree (Platanus orientalis) that is intended. It is a characteristic of this tree that it “annually sheds its outer bark, becomes “naked.” The chestnut” tree proper is not a native of Palestine.
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