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
“Parts of peace-offerings were so called, because they were waved” “by the priests (Ex. 29:24, 26, 27; Lev. 7:20-34; 8:27; 9:21;” “10:14, 15, etc.), in token of a solemn special presentation to” God. They then became the property of the priests. The “first-fruits, a sheaf of barley, offered at the feast of” “Pentecost (Lev. 23:17-20), and wheat-bread, the first-fruits of” “the second harvest, offered at the Passover (10-14), were” wave-offerings.
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