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
“Wood, a prominent member of the church at Jerusalem; also called” “Silvanus. He and Judas, surnamed Barsabas, were chosen by the” church there to accompany Paul and Barnabas on their return to Antioch from the council of the apostles and elders (Acts “15:22), as bearers of the decree adopted by the council. He” “assisted Paul there in his evangelistic labours, and was also” chosen by him to be his companion on his second missionary tour (Acts 16:19-24). He is referred to in the epistles under the name of Silvanus (2 Cor. 1:19; 1 Thess. 1:1; 2 Thess. 1:1; 1 Pet. 5:12). There is no record of the time or place of his death.
Definition of Silas: “three, or the third”
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