Coming of Christ
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
“(1) with reference to his first advent “in the fulness of the” “time” (1 John 5:20; 2 John 1:7), or (2) with reference to his” “coming again the second time at the last day (Acts 1:11; 3:20,” 21; 1 Thess. 4:15; 2 Tim. 4:1; Heb. 9:28). “The expression is used metaphorically of the introduction of the “gospel into any place (John 15:22; Eph. 2:17), the visible” “establishment of his kingdom in the world (Matt. 16:28), the” conferring on his people of the peculiar tokens of his love “(John 14:18, 23, 28), and his executing judgment on the wicked” (2 Thess. 2:8).
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