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
“A Sanscrit or Aryan word, meaning “the sea coast.” (1.) One of” “the “sons” of Javan (Gen. 10:4; 1 Chr. 1:7).” “(2.) The name of a place which first comes into notice in the days of Solomon. The question as to the locality of Tarshish has given rise to not a little discussion. Some think there was a “Tarshish in the East, on the Indian coast, seeing that “ships of” “Tarshish” sailed from Eziongeber, on the Red Sea (1 Kings 9:26;” “22:48; 2 Chr. 9:21). Some, again, argue that Carthage was the” “place so named. There can be little doubt, however, that this is” “the name of a Phoenician port in Spain, between the two mouths” “of the Guadalquivir (the name given to the river by the Arabs,” “and meaning “the great wady” or water-course). It was founded by” “a Carthaginian colony, and was the farthest western harbour of” Tyrian sailors. It was to this port Jonah’s ship was about to “sail from Joppa. It has well been styled “the Peru of Tyrian” “adventure;” it abounded in gold and silver mines.” “It appears that this name also is used without reference to any “locality. “Ships of Tarshish” is an expression sometimes” “denoting simply ships intended for a long voyage (Isa. 23:1,” “14), ships of a large size (sea-going ships), whatever might be” the port to which they sailed. Solomon’s ships were so styled (1 Kings 10:22; 22:49).
Definition of Tarshish: “contemplation; examination”
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