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
“An Assyrian king (Hos. 10:14), identified with Shalmaneser II.” “(Sayce) or IV. (Lenormant), the successor of Pul on the throne” “of Assyria (B.C. 728). He made war against Hoshea, the king of” “Israel, whom he subdued and compelled to pay an annual tribute.” “Hoshea, however, soon after rebelled against his Assyrian” “conquerer. Shalmaneser again marched against Samaria, which,” “after a siege of three years, was taken (2 Kings 17:3-5; 18:9)” by Sargon (q.v.). A revolution meantime had broken out in “Assyria, and Shalmaneser was deposed. Sargon usurped the vacant” throne. Schrader thinks that this is probably the name of a king of Moab mentioned on an inscription of Tiglath-pileser as Salamanu.
Definition of Shalman: “peaceable; perfect; that rewards”
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