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
Described as an animal of great ferocity and strength (Num. “23:22, R.V., “wild ox,” marg., “ox-antelope;” 24:8; Isa. 34:7,” “R.V., “wild oxen”), and untamable (Job 39:9). It was in reality” a two-horned animal; but the exact reference of the word so rendered (reem) is doubtful. Some have supposed it to be the “buffalo; others, the white antelope, called by the Arabs rim.” “Most probably, however, the word denotes the Bos primigenius” “(“primitive ox”), which is now extinct all over the world. This” “was the auerochs of the Germans, and the urus described by” “Caesar (Gal. Bel., vi. 28) as inhabiting the Hercynian forest.” The word thus rendered has been found in an Assyrian inscription “written over the wild ox or bison, which some also suppose to be” the animal intended (comp. Deut. 33:17; Ps. 22:21; 29:6; 92:10).
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