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
“Heb. `orebh, from a root meaning “to be black” (comp. Cant.” “5:11); first mentioned as “sent forth” by Noah from the ark” “(Gen. 8:7). “Every raven after his kind” was forbidden as food” “(Lev. 11:15; Deut. 14:14). Ravens feed mostly on carrion, and” hence their food is procured with difficulty (Job 38:41; Ps. “147:9). When they attack kids or lambs or weak animals, it is” said that they first pick out the eyes of their victims (Prov. “30:17). When Elijah was concealed by the brook Cherith, God” “commanded the ravens to bring him “bread and flesh in the” “morning, and bread and flesh in the evening” (1 Kings 17:3-6).” (See ELIJAH.) “There are eight species of ravens in Palestine, and they are everywhere very numerous in that land.
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