This week’s message by Warren Tanner begins in 1 Samuel 14:47. Listen along as Warren takes us through the chapter about King Saul and Samuel.
John G. Patton Missionary To The New Hebrides
I’m going to quote from what I read the other day in this book.
“My dear young wife, Mary Ann Robson, — daughter of Peter Robson, Esquire, a well-known and highly esteemed gentleman, at Coldstream on the Borders, — and I were landed on Tanna on the 5th November, 1858, in excellent health and full of all tender and holy hopes. On the 12th February, 1859, she was confined of a son; for two days or so both mother and child seemed to prosper, and our island-exile thrilled with joy! But the greatest of sorrows was treading hard upon the heels of that joy! My darling’s strength showed no signs of rallying. She had an attack of ague and fever, a few days before her confinement; on the third day or so thereafter it returned, and attacked her every second day with increasing severity for a fortnight. Diarrhea ensued, and symptoms of pneumonia, with slight delirium at intervals; and then in a moment, altogether unexpectedly, she died on the 3rd March. To crown my sorrows, and complete my loneliness, the dear baby-boy, whom we had named after her father, Peter Robert Robson, was taken from me after one week’s sickness, on the 20th March. Let those who have ever passed through any similar darkness as of midnight feel for me; as for all other, it would be more than vain to try to paint my sorrows! Continue reading “John G. Patton Missionary To The New Hebrides”
Ps. 121:1 — I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help.
I’ve been reading the Psalms of Ascent and have found them very encouraging.
This is a tremendous verse. There could be any number of settings that this Psalm could fit into. A popular thought is that it was sung on a pilgrim journey to Jerusalem for a festival. That might very well be. But, let’s just think about it in the framework of someone on a hike going from point A to point B. Continue reading “Gazing Unto The Hills”
Leviticus 14:34 – When ye be come into the land of Canaan, which I give to you for a possession, and I put the plague of leprosy in a house of the land of your possession …
God is giving the children of Israel instructions (Torah/Law) concerning leprosy that is found in one of their houses after the conquest of the land.
Judy and I read this verse together the other night. As we read the verse, I stopped and commented to the affect that I wondered if I would have thought: “Yep, God put this leprosy in our house honey.” Knowing me, I wouldn’t think that. Continue reading “The Plague Of Leprosy”