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
A person employed to perform culinary service. In early times among the Hebrews cooking was performed by the mistress of the “household (Gen. 18:2-6; Judg. 6:19), and the process was very” “expeditiously performed (Gen. 27:3, 4, 9, 10). Professional” “cooks were afterwards employed (1 Sam. 8:13; 9:23). Few animals,” “as a rule, were slaughtered (other than sacrifices), except for” purposes of hospitality (Gen. 18:7; Luke 15:23). The paschal “lamb was roasted over a fire (Ex. 12:8, 9; 2Chr. 35:13). Cooking” by boiling was the usual method adopted (Lev. 8:31; Ex. 16:23). No cooking took place on the Sabbath day (Ex. 35:3).
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