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
The city of this name mentioned in Scripture lay on the confines “of Phrygia and Lydia, about 40 miles east of Ephesus (Rev.” “3:14), on the banks of the Lycus. It was originally called” “Diospolis and then Rhoas, but afterwards Laodicea, from Laodice,” “the wife of Antiochus II., king of Syria, who rebuilt it. It was” one of the most important and flourishing cities of Asia Minor. At a very early period it became one of the chief seats of “Christianity (Col. 2:1; 4:15; Rev. 1:11, etc.). It is now a” “deserted place, called by the Turks Eski-hissar or “old castle.”
“(Col. 4:16), was probably the Epistle to the Ephesians, as” designed for general circulation. It would reach the Colossians by way of Laodicea.
Definition of Laodicea: “just people”
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