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
“House of security or rest, a city which belonged to Manasseh (1” “Chr. 7:29), on the west of Jordan. The bodies of Saul and his” sons were fastened to its walls. In Solomon’s time it gave its name to a district (1 Kings 4:12). The name is found in an “abridged form, Bethshan, in 1 Sam. 31:10, 12 and 2 Sam. 21:12.” “It is on the road from Jerusalem to Damascus, about 5 miles from” “the Jordan, and 14 from the south end of the Lake of Gennesaret.” “After the Captivity it was called Scythopolis, i.e., “the city” “of the Scythians,” who about B.C. 640 came down from the steppes” of Southern Russia and settled in different places in Syria. It is now called Beisan.
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