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. shophar, “brightness,” with reference to the clearness of” its sound (1 Chr. 15:28; 2 Chr. 15:14; Ps. 98:6; Hos. 5:8). It “is usually rendered in the Authorized Version “trumpet.” It” “denotes the long and straight horn, about eighteen inches long.” “The words of Joel, “Blow the trumpet,” literally, “Sound the” “cornet,” refer to the festival which was the preparation for the” “day of Atonement. In Dan. 3:5, 7, 10, 15, the word (keren) so” “rendered is a curved horn. The word “cornet” in 2 Sam. 6:5 (Heb.” “mena’an’im, occurring only here) was some kind of instrument” “played by being shaken like the Egyptian sistrum, consisting of” rings or bells hung loosely on iron rods.
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