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 man is not a mere passive quality, but the deliberate” “preference of right to wrong, the firm and persistent resistance” “of all moral evil, and the choosing and following of all moral” good.
A perfection of his character which he exercises towards his creatures according to their various circumstances and relations “(Ps. 145:8, 9; 103:8; 1 John 4:8). Viewed generally, it is” benevolence; as exercised with respect to the miseries of his “creatures it is mercy, pity, compassion, and in the case of” “impenitent sinners, long-suffering patience; as exercised in” “communicating favour on the unworthy it is grace. “Goodness and” “justice are the several aspects of one unchangeable, infinitely” “wise, and sovereign moral perfection. God is not sometimes” “merciful and sometimes just, but he is eternally infinitely just” “and merciful.” God is infinitely and unchangeably good (Zeph.” “3:17), and his goodness is incomprehensible by the finite mind” “(Rom. 11: 35, 36). “God’s goodness appears in two things, giving” “and forgiving.”
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