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
“A city on the south-east coast of Cyprus (Acts 13:5), where Saul” “and Barnabas, on their first missionary journey, preached the” “word in one of the Jewish synagogues, of which there seem to” have been several in that place. It is now called Famagusta.
“Whom I asked of God, the son of Jeconiah (Matt. 1:12; 1 Chr.” 3:17); also called the son of Neri (Luke 3:27). The probable explanation of the apparent discrepancy is that he was the son “of Neri, the descendant of Nathan, and thus heir to the throne” of David on the death of Jeconiah (comp. Jer. 22:30).
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