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 Heb. nain, “green pastures,” “lovely”), the name of a town” near the gate of which Jesus raised to life a widow’s son (Luke “7:11-17). It is identified with the village called Nein,” “standing on the north-western slope of Jebel ed-Duhy (=the “hill” “Moreh” = “Little hermon”), about 4 miles from Tabor and 25″ southwest of Capernaum. At the foot of the slope on which it stands is the great plain of Esdraelon. “This was the first miracle of raising the dead our Lord had “wrought, and it excited great awe and astonishment among the” people.
Definition of Nain: “beauty; pleasantness”
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