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
The rights and privileges of a citizen in distinction from a foreigner (Luke 15:15; 19:14; Acts 21:39). Under the Mosaic law “non-Israelites, with the exception of the Moabites and the” “Ammonites and others mentioned in Deut. 23:1-3, were admitted to” the general privileges of citizenship among the Jews (Ex. 12:19; “Lev. 24:22; Num. 15:15; 35:15; Deut. 10:18; 14:29; 16:10, 14).” “The right of citizenship under the Roman government was granted “by the emperor to individuals, and sometimes to provinces, as a” “favour or as a recompense for services rendered to the state, or” “for a sum of money (Acts 22:28). This “freedom” secured” privileges equal to those enjoyed by natives of Rome. Among the most notable of these was the provision that a man could not be “bound or imprisoned without a formal trial (Acts 22:25, 26), or” scourged (16:37). All Roman citizens had the right of appeal to Caesar (25:11).
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