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
“High place, a city of the priests, first mentioned in the” history of David’s wanderings (1 Sam. 21:1). Here the tabernacle “was then standing, and here Ahimelech the priest resided. (See” AHIMELECH.) From Isa. 10:28-32 it seems to have been near “Jerusalem. It has been identified by some with el-Isawiyeh, one” mile and a half to the north-east of Jerusalem. But according to “Isa. 10:28-32 it was on the south of Geba, on the road to” “Jerusalem, and within sight of the city. This identification” “does not meet these conditions, and hence others (as Dean” “Stanley) think that it was the northern summit of Mount Olivet,” “the place where David “worshipped God” when fleeing from Absalom” “(2 Sam. 15:32), or more probably (Conder) that it was the same” “as Mizpeh (q.v.), Judg. 20:1; Josh. 18:26; 1 Sam. 7:16, at Nebi” “Samwil, about 5 miles north-west of Jerusalem.” “After being supplied with the sacred loaves of showbread, and “girding on the sword of Goliath, which was brought forth from” “behind the ephod, David fled from Nob and sought refuge at the” “court of Achish, the king of Gath, where he was cast into” prison. (Comp. titles of Ps. 34 and 56.)
“(Gr. basilikos, i.e., “king’s man”), an officer of state (John” 4:49) in the service of Herod Antipas. He is supposed to have “been the Chuza, Herod’s steward, whose wife was one of those” “women who “ministered unto the Lord of their substance” (Luke” 8:3). This officer came to Jesus at Cana and besought him to go “down to Capernaum and heal his son, who lay there at the point” of death. Our Lord sent him away with the joyful assurance that his son was alive.
Definition of Nob: “discourse; prophecy”
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