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
The period following sunset with which the Jewish day began (Gen. 1:5; Mark 13:35). The Hebrews reckoned two evenings of “each day, as appears from Ex. 16:12: 30:8; 12:6 (marg.); Lev.” “23:5 (marg. R.V., “between the two evenings”). The “first” “evening” was that period when the sun was verging towards” “setting, and the “second evening” the moment of actual sunset.” “The word “evenings” in Jer. 5:6 should be “deserts” (marg.” R.V.).
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