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
“Or Kittim, a plural form (Gen. 10:4), the name of a branch of” “the descendants of Javan, the “son” of Japheth. Balaam foretold” “(Num. 24:24) “that ships shall come from the coast of Chittim,” “and afflict Eber.” Daniel prophesied (11:30) that the ships of” Chittim would come against the king of the north. It probably “denotes Cyprus, whose ancient capital was called Kition by the” Greeks. “The references elsewhere made to Chittim (Isa. 23:1, 12; Jer. 2:10; Ezek. 27:6) are to be explained on the ground that while “the name originally designated the Phoenicians only, it came” latterly to be used of all the islands and various settlements “on the sea-coasts which they had occupied, and then of the” people who succeeded them when the Phoenician power decayed. Hence it designates generally the islands and coasts of the Mediterranean and the races that inhabit them.
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