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 Greek rendering of the Hebrew Koheleth, which means” Preacher. The old and traditional view of the authorship of this book attributes it to Solomon. This view can be “satisfactorily maintained, though others date it from the” Captivity. The writer represents himself implicitly as Solomon (1:12). It has been appropriately styled The Confession of King “Solomon. “The writer is a man who has sinned in giving way to” “selfishness and sensuality, who has paid the penalty of that sin” “in satiety and weariness of life, but who has through all this” “been under the discipline of a divine education, and has learned” “from it the lesson which God meant to teach him.” “The writer” concludes by pointing out that the secret of a true life is that “a man should consecrate the vigour of his youth to God.” The” “key-note of the book is sounded in ch. 1:2,” “Vanity of vanities! saith the Preacher, Vanity of vanities! all “is vanity!” “i.e., all man’s efforts to find happiness apart from God are without result.
Definition of Ecclesiastes: “a preacher”
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