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
Not in common use among the Hebrews. It is first mentioned in “Ex. 28:40 (A.V., “bonnets;” R.V., “head-tires”). It was used” especially for purposes of ornament (Job 29:14; Isa. 3:23; “62:3). The Hebrew word here used, tsaniph, properly means a” “turban, folds of linen wound round the head. The Hebrew word” “peer, used in Isa. 61:3, there rendered “beauty” (A.V.) and” “garland (R.V.), is a head-dress or turban worn by females” “(Isa. 3: 20, “bonnets”), priests (Ex. 39:28), a bridegroom (Isa.” “61:10, “ornament;” R.V., “garland”). Ezek. 16:10 and Jonah 2:5″ are to be understood of the turban wrapped round the head. The “Hebrew shebisim (Isa. 3:18), in the Authorized Version rendered” “cauls, and marg. “networks,” denotes probably a kind of netted” “head-dress. The “horn” (Heb. keren) mentioned in 1 Sam. 2:1 is” the head-dress called by the Druses of Mount Lebanon the tantura.
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