In II Thessalonians, the Apostle Paul wrote to the believers in Thessalonica who were enduring a cauldron of persecution and affliction. Instead of yielding to the intense suffering and retreating into a hardened, loveless protectionism,
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
Whom God has graciously bestowed. (1.) A warrior of the time of David famed for his exploits. In the Authorized Version (2 Sam. “21:19) it is recorded that “Elhanan the son of Jaare-oregim, a” “Bethlehemite, slew the brother of Goliath.” The Revised Version” “here rightly omits the words “the brother of.” They were” introduced in the Authorized Version to bring this passage into “agreement with 1 Chr. 20:5, where it is said that he “slew Lahmi” “the brother of Goliath.” Goliath the Gittite was killed by David” (1 Sam. 17). The exploit of Elhanan took place late in David’s reign. “(2.) The son of Dodo, and one of David’s warriors (2 Sam. 23:24).
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