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
“(1.) A runner, or courier, for the rapid transmission of” “letters, etc. (2 Chr. 30:6; Esther 3:13, 15; 8:10, 14; Job 9:25;” Jer. 51:31). Such messengers were used from very early times. Those employed by the Hebrew kings had a military character (1 “Sam. 22:17; 2 Kings 10:25, “guard,” marg. “runners”). The modern” system of postal communication was first established by Louis XI. of France in A.D. 1464. “(2.) This word sometimes also is used for lintel or threshold (Isa. 6:4).
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