When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child; but when I became a man, I put away childish things. (1 Corinthians 13:11) What
For this reason I bow my knees to the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, from whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named, that He would grant you according to the riches
A form of godliness, but denying the power thereof… (2 Tim 3:5) Paul predicts that perilous times will come when “men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud blasphemers, disobedient to parents,
“Two resting-places, a little village in the tribe of Issachar,” “to the north of Jezreel and south of Mount Gilboa (Josh. 19:18),” where the Philistines encamped when they came against Saul (1 “Sam. 28:4), and where Elisha was hospitably entertained by a” rich woman of the place. On the sudden death of this woman’s son “she hastened to Carmel, 20 miles distant across the plain, to” “tell Elisha, and to bring him with her to Shunem. There, in the” “prophet’s chamber, the dead child lay; and Elisha entering it,” shut the door and prayed earnestly: and the boy was restored to life (2 Kings 4:8-37). This woman afterwards retired during the famine to the low land of the Philistines; and on returning a “few years afterwards, found her house and fields in the” “possession of a stranger. She appealed to the king at Samaria,” and had them in a somewhat remarkable manner restored to her (comp. 2 Kings 8:1-6).
Definition of Shunem: “their change; their sleep”
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