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
“Firm-rooted, the most northerly of the five towns belonging to” “the lords of the Philistines, about 11 miles north of Gath. It” “was assigned to Judah (Josh. 13:3), and afterwards to Dan” “(19:43), but came again into the full possession of the” Philistines (1 Sam. 5:10). It was the last place to which the Philistines carried the ark before they sent it back to Israel (1 Sam. 5:10; 6:1-8). There was here a noted sanctuary of “Baal-zebub (2 Kings 1: 2, 3, 6, 16). Now the small village Akir.” “It is mentioned on monuments in B.C. 702, when Sennacherib set” “free its king, imprisoned by Hezekiah in Jerusalem, according to” the Assyrian record.
Definition of Ekron: “barrenness; torn away”
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