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
“In Job 20:16, Isa. 30:6; 59:5, the Heb. word eph’eh is thus” “rendered. The Hebrew word, however, probably denotes a species” of poisonous serpents known by the Arabic name of `el ephah. “Tristram has identified it with the sand viper, a species of” “small size common in sandy regions, and frequently found under” stones by the shores of the Dead Sea. It is rapid in its “movements, and highly poisonous. In the New Testament echidne is” used (Matt. 3:7; 12:34; 23:33) for any poisonous snake. The “viper mentioned in Acts 28:3 was probably the vipera aspis, or” the Mediterranean viper.
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