In II Thessalonians, the Apostle Paul wrote to the believers in Thessalonica who were enduring a cauldron of persecution and affliction. Instead of yielding to the intense suffering and retreating into a hardened, loveless protectionism,
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
Denotes the estuary of the Dead Sea at the mouth of the Jordan “(Josh. 15:5; 18:19), also the southern extremity of the same sea” “(15:2). The same Hebrew word is rendered “tongue” in Isa. 11:15,” where it is used with reference to the forked mouths of the Nile. “Bay in Zech. 6:3, 7 denotes the colour of horses, but the “original Hebrew means strong, and is here used rather to” describe the horses as fleet or spirited.
“Named only in Ps. 37:35, Authorized Version. The Hebrew word so” “rendered is ereh, which simply means “native born”, i.e., a tree” “not transplanted, but growing on its native soil, and therefore” luxuriantly. If the psalmist intended by this word to denote any “particular tree, it may have been the evergreen bay laurel” “(Laurus nobilis), which is a native of Palestine. Instead of” “like a green bay tree in the Authorized Version, the Revised” “Version has, “like a green tree in its native soil.”
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