Pick up Mark and bring him with you, for I find him a useful assistant. 2 Timothy 4:11, N.E.B. Mark’s mother was a convert to the Christian religion, and her home at Jerusalem was an asylum for the disciples…. Mark
I Must Decrease
That is why my happiness is now complete. He must grow greater and greater and I less and less. John 3:29, 30, Phillips. In every stage of this earth’s history God has had His agencies to carry forward His work….
Obstacles a Test of Faith
For who hath despised the day of small things? Zechariah 4:10 In rebuilding the house of the Lord, Zerubbabel had labored in the face of manifold difficulties. From the beginning, adversaries had “weakened the hands of the people of Judah,
Overwhelmed by Discouragement
And he requested for himself that he might die; and said, It is enough; now, O Lord, take away my life; for I am not better than my fathers. 1 Kings 19:4. It would seem that after showing courage so