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
“(from Lat. mille, “a thousand;” Matt. 5:41), a Roman measure of” “1,000 paces of 5 feet each. Thus the Roman mile has 1618 yards,” being 142 yards shorter than the English mile.
“(Miletum, 2 Tim. 4:20), a seaport town and the ancient capital” “of Ionia, about 36 miles south of Ephesus. On his voyage from” “Greece to Syria, Paul touched at this port, and delivered that” “noble and pathetic address to the elders (“presbyters,” ver. 28)” of Ephesus recorded in Acts 20:15-35. The site of Miletus is now “some 10 miles from the coast. (See EPHESIANS, EPISTLE TO.)”
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