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
One of the two portions into which the tabernacle was divided (Ex. 26:31; 37:17-25; Heb. 9:2). It was 20 cubits long and 10 in height and breadth. It was illuminated by the golden “candlestick, as it had no opening to admit the light. It” contained the table of showbread (Ex. 25:23-29) and the golden altar of incense (30:1-11). It was divided from the holy of holies by a veil of the most costly materials and the brightest colours. “The arrangement of the temple (q.v.) was the same in this respect. In it the walls of hewn stone were wainscotted with “cedar and overlaid with gold, and adorned with beautiful” carvings. It was entered from the porch by folding doors overlaid with gold and richly embossed. Outside the holy place “stood the great tank or “sea” of molten brass, supported by” “twelve oxen, three turned each way, capable of containing two” thousand baths of water. Besides this there were ten lavers and the brazen altar of burnt sacrifice.
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