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
“Generally understood as denoting the Messiah, “the peaceful” “one,” as the word signifies (Gen. 49:10). The Vulgate Version” “translates the word, “he who is to be sent,” in allusion to the” “Messiah; the Revised Version, margin, “till he come to Shiloh;” “and the LXX., “until that which is his shall come to Shiloh.” It” “is most simple and natural to render the expression, as in the” “Authorized Version, “till Shiloh come,” interpreting it as a” proper name (comp. Isa. 9:6). “Shiloh, a place of rest, a city of Ephraim, “on the north side “of Bethel,” from which it is distant 10 miles (Judg. 21:19); the” “modern Seilun (the Arabic for Shiloh), a “mass of shapeless” “ruins.” Here the tabernacle was set up after the Conquest (Josh.” “18:1-10), where it remained during all the period of the judges” “till the ark fell into the hands of the Philistines. “No spot in” Central Palestine could be more secluded than this early “sanctuary, nothing more featureless than the landscape around;” “so featureless, indeed, the landscape and so secluded the spot” that from the time of St. Jerome till its re-discovery by Dr. “Robinson in 1838 the very site was forgotten and unknown.” It is” “referred to by Jeremiah (7:12, 14; 26:4-9) five hundred years” after its destruction.
Definition of Shiloh: “sent”
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