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
“A region; lodging-place, a very ancient town and district in the” “south border of Palestine, which was ruled over by a king named” “Abimelech (Gen. 10:19; 20:1, 2). Abraham sojourned here, and” perhaps Isaac was born in this place. Both of these patriarchs “were guilty of the sin of here denying their wives, and both of” them entered into a treaty with the king before they departed to Beersheba (21:23-34; 26). It seems to have been a rich pastoral “country (2 Chr. 14:12-18). Isaac here reaped an hundred-fold,” “and was blessed of God (Gen. 26:12). The “valley of Gerar” (Gen.” 26:17) was probably the modern Wady el-Jerdr.
Definition of Gerar: “same as Gera”
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