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
“(1.) Anklets (Num. 31:50; 2 Sam. 1:10), and with reference to” men. “(2.) The rendering of a Hebrew word meaning fasteners, found in “Gen. 24:22, 30, 47.” “(3.) In Isa. 3:19, the rendering of a Hebrew word meaning “chains, i.e., twisted or chain-like bracelets.” “(4.) In Ex. 35:22 it designates properly a clasp for fastening the dress of females. Some interpret it as a nose-ring. “(5.) In Gen. 38:18, 25, the rendering of a Hebrew word meaning “thread, and may denote the ornamental cord with which the” signet was suspended from the neck of the wearer. “Bracelets were worn by men as well as by women (Cant. 5:14, R.V.). They were of many various forms. The weight of those presented by Eliezer to Rebekah was ten shekels (Gen. 24:22).
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