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
“Occurs in Lev. 19:36 and Isa. 46:6, as the rendering of the” “Hebrew kanch’, which properly means “a reed” or “a cane,” then a” rod or beam of a balance. This same word is translated “measuring reed in Ezek. 40:3, 5; 42:16-18. There is another” “Hebrew word, mozena’yim, i.e., “two poisers”, also so rendered” (Dan. 5:27). The balances as represented on the most ancient “Egyptian monuments resemble those now in use. A “pair of” “balances” is a symbol of justice and fair dealing (Job 31:6; Ps.” 62:9; Prov. 11:1). The expression denotes great want and scarcity in Rev. 6:5.
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