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
“Something girt, a sacred vestment worn originally by the high” “priest (Ex. 28:4), afterwards by the ordinary priest (1 Sam.” “22:18), and characteristic of his office (1 Sam. 2:18, 28;” “14:3). It was worn by Samuel, and also by David (2 Sam. 6:14).” “It was made of fine linen, and consisted of two pieces, which” “hung from the neck, and covered both the back and front, above” the tunic and outer garment (Ex. 28:31). That of the high priest was embroidered with divers colours. The two pieces were joined together over the shoulders (hence in Latin called “superhumerale) by clasps or buckles of gold or precious stones,” “and fastened round the waist by a “curious girdle of gold, blue,” “purple, and fine twined linen” (28:6-12).” “The breastplate, with the Urim and Thummim, was attached to the ephod.
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