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
“Called by the Greeks Heliopolis i.e., “the city of the sun”,” “because of its famous Temple of the Sun, has by some been” “supposed to be Solomon’s “house of the forest of Lebanon” (1″ Kings 7:2; 10:17; 2 Chr. 9:16); by others it is identified with “Baal-gad (q.v.). It was a city of Coele-Syria, on the lowest” “declivity of Anti-Libanus, about 42 miles north-west of” “Damascus. It was one of the most splendid of Syrian cities,” existing from a remote antiquity. After sustaining several “sieges under the Moslems and others, it was finally destroyed by” an earthquake in 1759. Its ruins are of great extent.
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