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
“Trodden down (called also Jahaza, Josh. 13:18; Jahazah, 21:36;” “Jahzah, 1 Chr. 6:78), a town where Sihon was defeated, in the” “borders of Moab and in the land of the Ammonites beyond Jordan,” and north of the river Arnon (Num. 21:23; Deut. 2:32). It was “situated in the tribe of Reuben, and was assigned to the” Merarite Levites (Josh. 13:18; 21:36). Here was fought the “decisive battle in which Sihon (q.v.) was completely routed, and” his territory (the modern Belka) came into the possession of Israel. This town is mentioned in the denunciations of the prophets against Moab (Isa. 15:4; Jer. 48:34).
Beheld by God. (1.) The third son of Hebron (1 Chr. 23:19). “(2.) A Benjamite chief who joined David at Ziklag (1 Chr. 12:4). (3.) A priest who accompanied the removal of the ark to Jerusalem (1 Chr. 16:6). “(4.) The son of Zechariah, a Levite of the family of Asaph (2 Chr. 20:14-17). He encouraged Jehoshaphat against the Moabites and Ammonites.
Definition of Jahaz: “Jahazah, quarrel; dispute”
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