Harosheth of the Gentiles
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
“(Judg. 4:2) or nations, a city near Hazor in Galilee of the” “Gentiles, or Upper Galilee, in the north of Palestine. It was” here that Jabin’s great army was marshalled before it went forth into the great battlefield of Esdraelon to encounter the army of “Israel, by which it was routed and put to flight (Judg. 4). It” “was situated “at the entrance of the pass to Esdraelon from the” “plain of Acre” at the base of Carmel. The name in the Hebrew is” “Harosheth ha Gojim, i.e., “the smithy of the nations;” probably,” “as is supposed, so called because here Jabin’s iron” “war-chariots, armed with scythes, were made. It is identified” with el-Harithiyeh.
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