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
Lame. (1.) The fourth Roman emperor. He succeeded Caligula (A.D. “41). Though in general he treated the Jews, especially those in” “Asia and Egypt, with great indulgence, yet about the middle of” his reign (A.D. 49) he banished them all from Rome (Acts 18:2). “In this edict the Christians were included, as being, as was” “supposed, a sect of Jews. The Jews, however soon again returned” to Rome. “During the reign of this emperor, several persecutions of the Christians by the Jews took place in the dominions of Herod “Agrippa, in one of which the apostle James was “killed” (12:2).” He died A.D. 54. “(2.) Claudius Lysias, a Greek who, having obtained by purchase “the privilege of Roman citizenship, took the name of Claudius” (Acts 21:31-40; 22:28; 23:26).
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