In II Thessalonians, the Apostle Paul wrote to the believers in Thessalonica who were enduring a cauldron of persecution and affliction. Instead of yielding to the intense suffering and retreating into a hardened, loveless protectionism,
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
“(Heb. hatsir; the Allium porrum), rendered “grass” in 1 Kings” “18:5, 2 Kings 19:26, Job 40:15, etc.; “herb” in Job 8:12; “hay” “in Prov. 27:25, and Isa. 15:6; “leeks” only in Num. 11:5. This” “Hebrew word seems to denote in this last passage simply herbs,” “such as lettuce or savoury herbs cooked as kitchen vegetables,” and not necessarily what are now called leeks. The leek was a “favourite vegetable in Egypt, and is still largely cultivated” there and in Palestine.
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