“as newborn babes, desire the pure milk of the word, that you may grow thereby…” (1 Peter 2: 2) Spiritual growth after first accepting Christ should be a given. However, the desire for that spiritual
Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again [anew], he cannot see the kingdom of God.” (John 3:3) The Christian concept of being born again
Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage. – Galatians 5: 1 Several states in America have enacted a stand your
“(1.) Heb. haran; i.e., “mountaineer.” The eldest son of Terah,” “brother of Abraham and Nahor, and father of Lot, Milcah, and” “Iscah. He died before his father (Gen. 11:27), in Ur of the” Chaldees. “(2.) Heb. haran, i.e., “parched;” or probably from the Accadian “charana, meaning “a road.” A celebrated city of Western Asia,” “now Harran, where Abram remained, after he left Ur of the” “Chaldees, till his father Terah died (Gen. 11:31, 32), when he” continued his journey into the land of Canaan. It is called “Charran in the LXX. and in Acts 7:2. It is called the “city of” “Nahor” (Gen. 24:10), and Jacob resided here with Laban (30:43).” “It stood on the river Belik, an affluent of the Euphrates, about” 70 miles above where it joins that river in Upper Mesopotamia or “Padan-aram, and about 600 miles northwest of Ur in a direct” line. It was on the caravan route between the east and west. It is afterwards mentioned among the towns taken by the king of Assyria (2 Kings 19:12; Isa. 37:12). It was known to the Greeks and Romans under the name Carrhae. “(3.) The son of Caleb of Judah (1 Chr. 2:46) by his concubine Ephah.
Definition of Haran: “mountainous country”
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