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. hazir), regarded as the most unclean and the most abhorred” “of all animals (Lev. 11:7; Isa. 65:4; 66:3, 17; Luke 15:15, 16).” “A herd of swine were drowned in the Sea of Galilee (Luke 8:32,” 33). Spoken of figuratively in Matt. 7:6 (see Prov. 11:22). It “is frequently mentioned as a wild animal, and is evidently the” “wild boar (Arab. khanzir), which is common among the marshes of” the Jordan valley (Ps. 80:13).
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