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
“(2 Sam. 12:30, Heb., R.V., “their king;” Jer. 49:1, 3, R.V.;” “Zeph. 1:5), the national idol of the Ammonites. When Rabbah was” “taken by David, the crown of this idol was among the spoils. The” “weight is said to have been “a talent of gold” (above 100 lbs.).” The expression probably denotes its value rather than its weight. It was adorned with precious stones.
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