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
“Occurs only Eph. 5:19 and Col. 3:16. The verb to “sing an hymn” occurs Matt. 26:30 and Mark 14:26. The same Greek word is “rendered to “sing praises” Acts 16:25 (R.V., “sing hymns”) and” “Heb. 2:12. The “hymn” which our Lord sang with his disciples at” the last Supper is generally supposed to have been the latter “part of the Hallel, comprehending Ps. 113-118. It was thus a” name given to a number of psalms taken together and forming a devotional exercise. “The noun hymn is used only with reference to the services of the “Greeks, and was distinguished from the psalm. The Greek tunes” required Greek hymns. Our information regarding the hymnology of the early Christians is very limited.
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