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
“The name of one of the cities of refuge, in the tribe of” “Benjamin (Josh. 21:18). The Jews, as a rule, did not change the” names of the towns they found in Palestine; hence this town may be regarded as deriving its name from the goddess Anat. It was “the native place of Abiezer, one of David’s “thirty” (2 Sam.” “23:27), and of Jehu, another of his mighty men (1 Chr. 12:3). It” “is chiefly notable, however, as the birth-place and usual” residence of Jeremiah (Jer. 1:1; 11:21-23; 29:27; 32:7-9). It “suffered greatly from the army of Sennacherib, and only 128 men” returned to it from the Exile (Neh. 7:27; Ezra 2:23). It lay about 3 miles north of Jerusalem. It has been identified with “the small and poor village of `Anata, containing about 100” inhabitants.
Definition of Anathoth: “or Anath, answer; song; poverty”
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