“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
“Jehovah has concealed, or Jehovah of darkness. (1.) The son of” “Cushi, and great-grandson of Hezekiah, and the ninth in the” order of the minor prophets. He prophesied in the days of “Josiah, king of Judah (B.C. 641-610), and was contemporary with” “Jeremiah, with whom he had much in common. The book of his” prophecies consists of: “(a) An introduction (1:1-6), announcing the judgment of the “world, and the judgment upon Israel, because of their” transgressions. “(b) The description of the judgment (1:7-18). (c) An exhortation to seek God while there is still time (2:1-3). (d) The announcement of judgment on the heathen (2:4-15). (e) The hopeless misery of Jerusalem (3:1-7). (f) The promise of salvation (3:8-20). “(2.) The son of Maaseiah, the “second priest” in the reign of “Zedekiah, often mentioned in Jeremiah as having been sent from” the king to inquire (Jer. 21:1) regarding the coming woes which “he had denounced, and to entreat the prophet’s intercession that” “the judgment threatened might be averted (Jer. 29:25, 26, 29;” “37:3; 52:24). He, along with some other captive Jews, was put to” “death by the king of Babylon “at Riblah in the land of Hamath” (2 Kings 25:21). “(3.) A Kohathite ancestor of the prophet Samuel (1 Chr. 6:36). “(4.) The father of Josiah, the priest who dwelt in Jerusalem when Darius issued the decree that the temple should be rebuilt (Zech. 6:10).
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