In II Thessalonians, the Apostle Paul wrote to the believers in Thessalonica who were enduring a cauldron of persecution and affliction. Instead of yielding to the intense suffering and retreating into a hardened, loveless protectionism,
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
“Twin, one of the twelve (Matt. 10:3; Mark 3:18, etc.). He was” “also called Didymus (John 11:16; 20:24), which is the Greek” equivalent of the Hebrew name. All we know regarding him is “recorded in the fourth Gospel (John 11:15, 16; 14:4, 5; 20:24,” “25, 26-29). From the circumstance that in the lists of the” “apostles he is always mentioned along with Matthew, who was the” “son of Alphaeus (Mark 3:18), and that these two are always” “followed by James, who was also the son of Alphaeus, it has been” “supposed that these three, Matthew, Thomas, and James, were” brothers.
Definition of Thomas: “a twin”
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