Who satisfies your mouth with good things… Psalm 103:5a Psalm 37: 3 declares: “Trust in the Lord, and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed.” There, the
In the first half of Psalm 103:4, God redeems us. Then, with only the separation of the pause of a comma, in the second half of the same verse, He crowns us. In other words,
When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child; but when I became a man, I put away childish things. (1 Corinthians 13:11) What
“The queen of the Ethiopians whose “eunuch” or chamberlain was” converted to Christianity by the instrumentality of Philip the evangelist (Acts 8:27). The country which she ruled was called “by the Greeks Meroe, in Upper Nubia. It was long the centre of” “commercial intercourse between Africa and the south of Asia, and” hence became famous for its wealth (Isa. 45:14). “It is somewhat singular that female sovereignty seems to have “prevailed in Ethiopia, the name Candace (compare “Pharaoh,” “Ptolemy, “Caesar”) being a title common to several successive” queens. It is probable that Judaism had taken root in Ethiopia “at this time, and hence the visit of the queen’s treasurer to” Jerusalem to keep the feast. There is a tradition that Candace was herself converted to Christianity by her treasurer on his “return, and that he became the apostle of Christianity in that” “whole region, carrying it also into Abyssinia. It is said that” “he also preached the gospel in Arabia Felix and in Ceylon, where” he suffered martyrdom.
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