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
“Sunrise. (1.) An “Ethiopian,” probably Osorkon II., the” successor of Shishak on the throne of Egypt. With an enormous “army, the largest we read of in Scripture, he invaded the” kingdom of Judah in the days of Asa (2 Chr. 14:9-15). He reached “Zephathah, and there encountered the army of Asa. This is the” “only instance “in all the annals of Judah of a victorious” encounter in the field with a first-class heathen power in full “force.” The Egyptian host was utterly routed, and the Hebrews” “gathered “exceeding much spoil.” Three hundred years elapsed” “before another Egyptian army, that of Necho (B.C. 609), came up” against Jerusalem. “(2.) A son of Tamar (Gen. 38:30); called also Zara (Matt. 1:3). “(3.) A Gershonite Levite (1 Chr. 6:21, 41).
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