In II Thessalonians, the Apostle Paul wrote to the believers in Thessalonica who were enduring a cauldron of persecution and affliction. Instead of yielding to the intense suffering and retreating into a hardened, loveless protectionism,
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
Opening. (1.) A mountain peak (Num. 23:28) to which Balak led Balaam as a last effort to induce him to pronounce a curse upon Israel. When he looked on the tribes encamped in the acacia “groves below him, he could not refrain from giving utterance to” a remarkable benediction (24:1-9). Balak was more than ever “enraged at Balaam, and bade him flee for his life. But before he” went he gave expression to that wonderful prediction regarding “the future of this mysterious people, whose “goodly tents” were” “spread out before him, and the coming of a “Star” out of Jacob” “and a “Sceptre” out of Israel (24:14-17).” “(2.) A Moabite divinity, called also “Baal-peor” (Num. 25:3, 5, 18; comp. Deut. 3:29).
Definition of Peor: “hole; opening”
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