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
Consisted of wine (Num. 15:5; Hos. 9:4) poured around the altar “(Ex. 30:9). Joined with meat-offerings (Num. 6:15, 17; 2 Kings” “16:13; Joel 1:9, 13; 2:14), presented daily (Ex. 29:40), on the” “Sabbath (Num. 28:9), and on feast-days (28:14). One-fourth of an” “hin of wine was required for one lamb, one-third for a ram, and” “one-half for a bullock (Num. 15:5; 28:7, 14). “Drink offerings” “of blood” (Ps. 16:4) is used in allusion to the heathen practice” “of mingling the blood of animals sacrificed with wine or water,” “and pouring out the mixture in the worship of the gods, and the” idea conveyed is that the psalmist would not partake of the abominations of the heathen.
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