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
“Found only Acts 6:9, one who once had been a slave, but who had” “been set at liberty, or the child of such a person. In this case” the name probably denotes those descendants of Jews who had been carried captives to Rome as prisoners of war by Pompey and other “Roman generals in the Syrian wars, and had afterwards been” liberated. In A.D. 19 these manumitted Jews were banished from “Rome. Many of them found their way to Jerusalem, and there” established a synagogue.
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