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
“In its primary sense, as denoting the first principles or” “constituents of things, it is used in 2 Pet. 3:10: “The elements” “shall be dissolved.” In a secondary sense it denotes the first” principles of any art or science. In this sense it is used in “Gal. 4:3, 9; Col. 2:8, 20, where the expressions, “elements of” “the world,” “week and beggarly elements,” denote that state of” religious knowledge existing among the Jews before the coming of “Christ, the rudiments of religious teaching. They are “of the” “world,” because they are made up of types which appeal to the” “senses. They are “weak,” because insufficient; and “beggarly,” “or “poor,” because they are dry and barren, not being” “accompanied by an outpouring of spiritual gifts and graces, as” the gospel is.
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