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
Quarrel or strife. (1.) One of the names given by Moses to the “fountain in the desert of Sin, near Rephidim, which issued from” “the rock in Horeb, which he smote by the divine command,” because of the chiding of the children of Israel (Ex. 17:1-7). It was also called Massah (q.v.). It was probably in Wady “Feiran, near Mount Serbal.” “(2.) Another fountain having a similar origin in the desert of “Zin, near to Kadesh (Num. 27:14). The two places are mentioned” together in Deut. 33:8. Some think the one place is called by the two names (Ps. 81:7). In smiting the rock at this place Moses showed the same impatience as the people (Num. 20:10-12). This took place near the close of the wanderings in the desert (Num. 20:1-24; Deut. 32:51).
Definition of Meribah: “dispute; quarrel”
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