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
“Heb. gad, (Ex. 16:31; Num. 11:7), seed to which the manna is” likened in its form and colour. It is the Coriandrum sativum of “botanists, an umbelliferous annual plant with a round stalk,” about two feet high. It is widely cultivated in Eastern “countries and in the south of Europe for the sake of its seeds,” which are in the form of a little ball of the size of a peppercorn. They are used medicinally and as a spice. The Greek “name of this plant is korion or koriannon, whence the name” coriander.
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