“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
“Pleasantness. (1.) An old royal city of the Canaanites, which” was destroyed by Joshua (Josh. 12:24). Jeroboam chose it for his “residence, and he removed to it from Shechem, which at first he” made the capital of his kingdom. It remained the chief residence of the kings of Israel till Omri took Samaria (1 Kings 14:17; “15:21; 16:6, 8, etc.). Here Zimri perished amid the flames of” the palace to which in his despair he had set fire (1 Kings “16:18), and here Menahem smote Shallum (2 Kings 15:14, 16).” Solomon refers to its beauty (Cant. 6:4). It has been identified “with the modern mud hamlet Teiasir, 11 miles north of Shechem.” “Others, however, would identify it with Telluza, a village about” 6 miles east of Samaria. “(2.) The youngest of Zelophehad’s five daughters (Num. 26:33; Josh. 17:3).
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