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
“(Gr. parakletos), one who pleads another’s cause, who helps” another by defending or comforting him. It is a name given by “Christ three times to the Holy Ghost (John 14:16; 15:26; 16:7,” “where the Greek word is rendered “Comforter,” q.v.). It is” “applied to Christ in 1 John 2:1, where the same Greek word is” “rendered “Advocate,” the rendering which it should have in all” “the places where it occurs. Tertullus “the orator” (Acts 24:1)” was a Roman advocate whom the Jews employed to accuse Paul before Felix.
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