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
“One of the most ancient cities of Assyria. “Out of that land he” “[i.e., Nimrod] went forth into Assyria, and built Nineveh,” “Rehoboth-Ir, and Calah, and Resen” (Gen. 10:11, R.V.). Its site” is now marked probably by the Nimrud ruins on the left bank of “the Tigris. These cover an area of about 1,000 acres, and are” second only in size and importance to the mass of ruins opposite “Mosul. This city was at one time the capital of the empire, and” was the residence of Sardanapalus and his successors down to the “time of Sargon, who built a new capital, the modern Khorsabad.” It has been conjectured that these four cities mentioned in Gen. 10:11 were afterwards all united into one and called Nineveh (q.v.).
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