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
“Only in Jer. 37:16 (R.V., “cells”), arched vaults or recesses” off a passage or room; cells for the closer confinement of prisoners.
How little! as nothing. (1.) A town on the eastern border of “Asher (Josh. 19:27), probably one of the towns given by Solomon” “to Hiram; the modern Kabul, some 8 miles east of Accho, on the” very borders of Galilee. “(2.) A district in the north-west of Galilee, near to Tyre, containing twenty cities given to Hiram by Solomon as a reward for various services rendered to him in building the temple (1 “Kings 9:13), and as payment of the six score talents of gold he” had borrowed from him. Hiram gave the cities this name because “he was not pleased with the gift, the name signifying “good for” “nothing.” Hiram seems afterwards to have restored these cities” to Solomon (2 Chr. 8:2).
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