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
The first case of intoxication on record is that of Noah (Gen. 9:21). The sin of drunkenness is frequently and strongly “condemned (Rom. 13:13; 1 Cor. 6:9, 10; Eph. 5:18; 1 Thess. 5:7,” 8). The sin of drinking to excess seems to have been not uncommon among the Israelites. “The word is used figuratively, when men are spoken of as being “drunk with sorrow, and with the wine of God’s wrath (Isa. 63:6;” “Jer. 51:57; Ezek. 23:33). To “add drunkenness to thirst” (Deut.” “29:19, A.V.) is a proverbial expression, rendered in the Revised” “Version “to destroy the moist with the dry”, i.e., the” “well-watered equally with the dry land, meaning that the effect” of such walking in the imagination of their own hearts would be to destroy one and all.
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