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
A fawn. 1 Chr. 4:14. (1.) A city of Benjamin (Josh. 18:23); probably identical with Ephron (2 Chr. 13:19) and Ephraim (John 11:54). “(2.) “Of the Abi-ezrites.” A city of Manasseh, 6 miles “south-west of Shechem, the residence of Gideon (Judg. 6:11;” “8:27, 32). After his great victory over the Midianites, he slew” at this place the captive kings (8:18-21). He then assumed the “function of high priest, and sought to make Ophrah what Shiloh” “should have been. This thing “became a snare” to Gideon and his” house. After Gideon’s death his family resided here till they were put to death by Abimelech (Judg. 9:5). It is identified with Ferata.
Definition of Ophrah: “dust; lead; a fawn”
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