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
“Fortress of Chemosh, a city on the west bank of the Euphrates” “(Jer. 46:2; 2 Chr. 35:20), not, as was once supposed, the” “Circesium at the confluence of the Chebar and the Euphrates, but” “a city considerably higher up the river, and commanding the” ordinary passage of the Euphrates; probably identical with Hierapolis. It was the capital of the kingdom of the northern “Hittites. The Babylonian army, under Nebuchadnezzar, the son of” “Nabopolassar, here met and conquered the army of Pharaoh-necho,” king of Egypt (B.C. 607). It is mentioned in monuments in B.C. 1600 and down to B.C. 717.
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