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
Succeeded his father Jehoiakin (B.C. 599) when only eight years “of age, and reigned for one hundred days (2 Chr. 36:9). He is” “also called Jeconiah (Jer. 24:1; 27:20, etc.), and Coniah” “(22:24; 37:1). He was succeeded by his uncle, Mattaniah =” Zedekiah (q.v.). He was the last direct heir to the Jewish “crown. He was carried captive to Babylon by Nebuchadnezzar,” “along with the flower of the nobility, all the leading men in” “Jerusalem, and a great body of the general population, some” thirteen thousand in all (2 Kings 24:12-16; Jer. 52:28). After “an imprisonment of thirty-seven years (Jer. 52:31, 33), he was” “liberated by Evil-merodach, and permitted to occupy a place in” “the king’s household and sit at his table, receiving “every day” “a portion until the day of his death, all the days of his life” (52:32-34).
Definition of Jehoiachin: “preparation, or strength, of the Lord”
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