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 ashes of a red heifer burned entire (Num. 19:5) when sprinkled on the unclean made them ceremonially clean (Heb. 9:13). “To cover the head with ashes was a token of self-abhorrence and “humiliation (2 Sam. 13:19; Esther 4:3; Jer. 6:26, etc.).” “To feed on ashes (Isa. 44:20), means to seek that which will “prove to be vain and unsatisfactory, and hence it denotes the” unsatisfactory nature of idol-worship. (Comp. Hos. 12:1).
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