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5| Holy Bonfire

 by Jill Lienemann, Kesher International Missions | ©2013 “…for because of the rain that had set in and because of the cold, they kindled a fire and received us all.” (Acts 28:2 NASB) Miriam-Webster’s dictionary defines “kindled” as “to start, to stir up, to bring into being, to cause to glow”.  On a mission trip, … Continue reading

4| The Natives Are Friendly

by Jill Lienemann, Kesher International Missions | ©2013 “The natives showed us extraordinary kindness; for because of the rain that had set in and because of the cold, they kindled a fire and received us all.” (Acts 28:2 NASB) The stranded party became recipients of something unexpected and unusual—a compassion and generosity that went beyond … Continue reading

3| Malta, Island Of Barbarians

by Jill Lienemann, Kesher International Missions | ©2013 “The natives showed us extraordinary kindness;…” (Acts 28:2a NASB) The word “natives” in this scripture is the Greek “barbaros” or the English translation of “barbarians”.  The reference is not in the context of savagery or being uncivilized but instead as a connotation of being foreigners, neither Greek … Continue reading

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