“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
Mouth of brass, or from old Egypt, the negro. (1.) Son of” “Eleazar, the high priest (Ex. 6:25). While yet a youth he” distinguished himself at Shittim by his zeal against the immorality into which the Moabites had tempted the people (Num. “25:1-9), and thus “stayed the plague” that had broken out among” “the people, and by which twenty-four thousand of them perished.” For his faithfulness on that occasion he received the divine approbation (10-13). He afterwards commanded the army that went out against the Midianites (31:6-8). When representatives of the people were sent to expostulate with the two and a half tribes “who, just after crossing Jordan, built an altar and departed” “without giving any explanation, Phinehas was their leader, and” addressed them in the words recorded in Josh. 22:16-20. Their explanation follows. This great altar was intended to be all ages only a witness that they still formed a part of Israel. Phinehas was afterwards the chief adviser in the war with the “Benjamites. He is commemorated in Ps. 106:30, 31. (See ED.)” “(2.) One of the sons of Eli, the high priest (1 Sam. 1:3; 2:12). “He and his brother Hophni were guilty of great crimes, for which” destruction came on the house of Eli (31). He died in battle “with the Philistines (1 Sam. 4:4, 11); and his wife, on hearing” “of his death, gave birth to a son, whom she called “Ichabod,” and then she died (19-22).
Definition of Phinehas: “bold aspect; face of trust or protection”
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