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
“Heb. demeshek, “damask,” silk cloth manufactured at Damascus,” “Amos 3:12. A.V., “in the corner of a bed, and in Damascus in a” “couch;” R.V., “in the corner of a couch, and on the silken” “cushions of a bed” (marg., “in Damascus on a bed”).” “Heb. meshi, (Ezek. 16:10, 13, rendered “silk”). In Gen. 41:42 “(marg. A.V.), Prov. 31:22 (R.V., “fine linen”), the word “silk” “ought to be “fine linen.” “Silk was common in New Testament times (Rev. 18:12).
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