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.
While on mission in Sierra Leone I found it necessary to spend more time in prayer and Bible study. A brief devotional time in the morning was not nearly enough for the spiritual challenges that
“The rendering of a Hebrew word bor, which means a receptacle for” “water conveyed to it; distinguished from beer, which denotes a” place where water rises on the spot (Jer. 2:13; Prov. 5:15; Isa. “36:16), a fountain. Cisterns are frequently mentioned in” Scripture. The scarcity of springs in Palestine made it necessary to collect rain-water in reservoirs and cisterns (Num. 21:22). (See WELL.) “Empty cisterns were sometimes used as prisons (Jer. 38:6; Lam. “3:53; Ps. 40:2; 69:15). The “pit” into which Joseph was cast” (Gen. 37:24) was a beer or dry well. There are numerous remains of ancient cisterns in all parts of Palestine.
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