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
Of a tree. The olive-leaf mentioned Gen. 8:11. The barren fig-tree had nothing but leaves (Matt. 21:19; Mark 11:13). The oak-leaf is mentioned Isa. 1:30; 6:13. There are numerous “allusions to leaves, their flourishing, their decay, and their” “restoration (Lev. 26:36; Isa. 34:4; Jer. 8:13; Dan. 4:12, 14,” 21; Mark 11:13; 13:28). The fresh leaf is a symbol of prosperity “(Ps. 1:3; Jer. 17:8; Ezek. 47:12); the faded, of decay (Job” 13:25; Isa. 1:30; 64:6; Jer. 8:13). “Leaf of a door (1 Kings 6:34), the valve of a folding door. “Leaf of a book (Jer. 36:23), perhaps a fold of a roll.
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