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
“Firm, or a gift, a son of Obed, the son of Boaz and Ruth (Ruth” “4:17, 22; Matt. 1:5, 6; Luke 3:32). He was the father of eight” “sons, the youngest of whom was David (1 Sam. 17:12). The phrase” “stem of Jesse is used for the family of David (Isa. 11:1), and” root of Jesse for the Messiah (Isa. 11:10; Rev. 5:5). Jesse was a man apparently of wealth and position at Bethlehem (1 Sam. “17:17, 18, 20; Ps. 78:71). The last reference to him is of” David’s procuring for him an asylum with the king of Moab (1 Sam. 22:3).
Definition of Jesse: “gift; oblation; one who is”
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