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
“Who is like Jehovah?, the son of Imlah, a faithful prophet of” Samaria (1 Kings 22:8-28). Three years after the great battle “with Ben-hadad (20:29-34), Ahab proposed to Jehoshaphat, king of” “Judah, that they should go up against Ramoth-Gilead to do battle” “again with Ben-hadad. Jehoshaphat agreed, but suggested that” “inquiry should be first made “at the word of Jehovah.” Ahab’s” “prophets approved of the expedition; but Jehoshaphat, still” “dissatisfied, asked if there was no other prophet besides the” “four hundred that had appeared, and was informed of this” “Micaiah. He was sent for from prison, where he had been” “confined, probably on account of some prediction disagreeable to” “Ahab; and he condemned the expedition, and prophesied that it” “would end, as it did, in disaster. We hear nothing further of” this prophet. Some have supposed that he was the unnamed prophet referred to in 1 Kings 20:35-42.
Definition of Micaiah: “who is like to God?”
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