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
Always referred to in the Bible in connection with warlike “operations, except Isa. 28:28. The war-horse is described Job” 39:19-25. For a long period after their settlement in Canaan the “Israelites made no use of horses, according to the prohibition,” Deut. 17:16. David was the first to form a force of cavalry (2 “Sam. 8:4). But Solomon, from his connection with Egypt, greatly” “multiplied their number (1 Kings 4:26; 10:26, 29). After this,” horses were freely used in Israel (1 Kings 22:4; 2 Kings 3:7; “9:21, 33; 11:16). The furniture of the horse consisted simply of” a bridle (Isa. 30:28) and a curb (Ps. 32:9).
Occurs only in Prov. 30:15 (Heb. `alukah); the generic name for any blood-sucking annelid. There are various species in the “marshes and pools of Palestine. That here referred to, the” “Hoemopis, is remarkable for the coarseness of its bite, and is” therefore not used for medical purposes. They are spoken of in “the East with feelings of aversion and horror, because of their” propensity to fasten on the tongue and nostrils of horses when they come to drink out of the pools. The medicinal leech (Hirudo “medicinalis), besides other species of leeches, are common in” the waters of Syria.
“Heb. ba’al parash, “master of a horse.” The “horsemen” mentioned” “Ex. 14:9 were “mounted men”, i.e., men who rode in chariots. The” army of Pharaoh consisted of a chariot and infantry force. We “find that at a later period, however, the Egyptians had cavalry” (2 Chr. 12:3). (See HORSE.)
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