Millions of Christians are persecuted today for their faith. To declare one’s allegiance to Christ in some countries is to risk imprisonment and death. Some families ostracize relatives who have received Christ as Saviour. Even
As he closed his second epistle to the Corinthians, Paul responded to the doubts of some Corinthian believers as to whether he was indeed a spokesman for Christ. Paul insisted that he was an apostle
Paul’s teaching tells us important things about the church and its ministry. There are different gifts but the same Lord. The Spirit gives believers gifts to build up the church. Paul named some of these
“(1.) Heb. gib’eah, a curved or rounded hill, such as are common” “to Palestine (Ps. 65:12; 72:3; 114:4, 6).” “(2.) Heb. har, properly a mountain range rather than an “individual eminence (Ex. 24:4, 12, 13, 18; Num. 14:40, 44, 45).” “In Deut. 1:7, Josh. 9:1; 10:40; 11:16, it denotes the elevated” “district of Judah, Benjamin, and Ephraim, which forms the” watershed between the Mediterranean and the Dead Sea. “(3.) Heb. ma’aleh in 1 Sam. 9:11. Authorized Version “hill” is “correctly rendered in the Revised Version “ascent.” “(4.) In Luke 9:37 the “hill” is the Mount of Transfiguration.
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