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
“A tower, a town in Galilee, mentioned only in Matt. 15:39. In” the parallel passage in Mark 8:10 this place is called “Dalmanutha. It was the birthplace of Mary called the Magdalen,” or Mary Magdalene. It was on the west shore of the Lake of “Tiberias, and is now probably the small obscure village called” “el-Mejdel, about 3 miles north-west of Tiberias. In the Talmud” “this city is called “the city of colour,” and a particular” “district of it was called “the tower of dyers.” The indigo plant” was much cultivated here.
Definition of Magdala: “tower; greatness”
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