Barnabas, “son of consolation” (Acts 4:36)., a person Luke described as “a good man” (11:24), was chosen and sent by the Jerusalem church to investigate the mixed congregation of Jews and Gentiles in Syrian Antioch.
Jesus once asked his disciples, “Whom do men say that I the Son of man am” (Matt 16:13)? Who was Jesus anyway? Most people of His day viewed Him as some sort of prophet (John
Most of us live hurried lives. We are hard pressed at work, at home, and at church to accomplish more than a twenty-four hour day seems to allow. The demands are overwhelming. In fact, full
“The name originally of a narrow strip of territory in Greece, on” the north-west of the Peloponnesus. Subsequently it was applied “by the Romans to the whole Peloponnesus, now called the Morea,” and the south of Greece. It was then one of the two provinces (Macedonia being the other) into which they divided the country when it fell under their dominion. It is in this latter enlarged meaning that the name is always used in the New Testament (Acts “18:12, 27; 19:21; Rom. 15: 26; 16:5, etc.). It was at the time” when Luke wrote the Acts of the Apostles under the proconsular form of government; hence the appropriate title given to Gallio “as the “deputy,” i.e., proconsul, of Achaia (Acts 18:12).”
Definition of Achaia: “grief; trouble”
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