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
“Black-white, a stream on the borders of Asher, probably the” “modern Nahr Zerka, i.e., the “crocodile brook,” or “blue river”,” which rises in the Carmel range and enters the Mediterranean a little to the north of Caesarea (Josh. 19:26). Crocodiles are “still found in the Zerka. Thomson suspects “that long ages ago” “some Egyptians, accustomed to worship this ugly creature,” “settled here (viz., at Caesarea), and brought their gods with” “them. Once here they would not easily be exterminated” (The Land” and the Book).
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