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
“The Israelites were twice relieved in their privation by a “miraculous supply of quails, (1) in the wilderness of Sin (Ex.” “16:13), and (2) again at Kibroth-hattaavah (q.v.), Num. 11:31.” “God “rained flesh upon them as dust, and feathered fowls like as” “the sand of the sea” (Ps. 78:27). The words in Num. 11:31,” “according to the Authorized Version, appear to denote that the” quails lay one above another to the thickness of two cubits “above the ground. The Revised Version, however, reads, “about” “two cubits above the face of the earth”, i.e., the quails flew” “at this height, and were easily killed or caught by the hand.” “Being thus secured in vast numbers by the people, they “spread” “them all abroad” (11:32) in order to salt and dry them.” “These birds (the Coturnix vulgaris of naturalists) are found in “countless numbers on the shores of the Mediterranean, and their” annual migration is an event causing great excitement.
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