In II Thessalonians, the Apostle Paul wrote to the believers in Thessalonica who were enduring a cauldron of persecution and affliction. Instead of yielding to the intense suffering and retreating into a hardened, loveless protectionism,
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
In the Revised Version of 1 Chr. 29:7; Ezra 2:69; 8:27; Neh. “7:70-72, where the Authorized Version has “dram.” It is the” rendering of the Hebrew darkemon and the Greek dareikos. It was “a gold coin, bearing the figure of a Persian King with his crown” and armed with bow and arrow. It was current among the Jews “after their return from Babylon, i.e., while under the Persian” “domination. It weighed about 128 grains troy, and was of the” value of about one guinea or rather more of our money. It is the “first coin mentioned in Scripture, and is the oldest that” history makes known to us.
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