Judas Iscariot’s betrayal alerts us to the fact that no one is exempt from the possibility of betraying Jesus. As the disciples sat together with Jesus at the last supper, Jesus made an announcement: “Behold,
Missionaries, like other servants of God, face the temptation of discouragement. Some things that contribute to discouragement include working among an unresponsive or hostile people group; frequent ministry trips away from spouses and family; trying
Luke 1:26-42 is a very interesting account of a women who willingly rendered herself to God’s service, to God’s plan, to God’s program, and to God’s proposal. It challenges me when I read Mary’s humble response to
“Satan is styled the “accuser of the brethren” (Rev. 12:10. Comp.” “Job 1:6; Zech. 3:1), as seeking to uphold his influence among” “men by bringing false charges against Christians, with the view” of weakening their influence and injuring the cause with which they are identified. He was regarded by the Jews as the accuser “of men before God, laying to their charge the violations of the” “law of which they were guilty, and demanding their punishment.” “The same Greek word, rendered “accuser,” is found in John 8:10″ “(but omitted in the Revised Version); Acts 23:30, 35; 24:8;” “25:16, 18, in all of which places it is used of one who brings a” charge against another.
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