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
“(Gr. oikonomia, “management,” “economy”). (1.) The method or” scheme according to which God carries out his purposes towards men is called a dispensation. There are usually reckoned three “dispensations, the Patriarchal, the Mosaic or Jewish, and the” “Christian. (See COVENANT, Administration of.) These were so” many stages in God’s unfolding of his purpose of grace toward men. The word is not found with this meaning in Scripture. “(2.) A commission to preach the gospel (1 Cor. 9:17; Eph. 1:10; 3:2; Col. 1:25). “Dispensations of Providence are providential events which affect men either in the way of mercy or of judgement.
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