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
“Oppression, a small Syrian kingdom near Geshur, east of the “Hauran, the district of Batanea (Josh. 13:13; 2 Sam. 10:6, 8; 1” Chr. 19:7). “(2.) A daughter of Talmai, king of the old native population of “Geshur. She became one of David’s wives, and was the mother of” Absalom (2 Sam. 3:3). “(3.) The father of Hanan, who was one of David’s body-guard (1 Chr. 11:43). “(4.) The daughter of Abishalom (called Absalom, 2 Chr. “11:20-22), the third wife of Rehoboam, and mother of Abijam (1” “Kings 15:2). She is called “Michaiah the daughter of Uriel,” who” was the husband of Absalom’s daughter Tamar (2 Chr. 13:2). Her son Abijah or Abijam was heir to the throne. “(5.) The father of Achish, the king of Gath (1 Kings 2:39), called also Maoch (1 Sam. 27:2).
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