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
“A foreigner, or person born in another country, and therefore” not entitled to the rights and privileges of the country where he resides. Among the Hebrews there were two classes of aliens. “(1.) Those who were strangers generally, and who owned no landed property. “(2.) Strangers dwelling in another country without being naturalized (Lev. 22:10; Ps. 39:12). “Both of these classes were to enjoy, under certain conditions, “the same rights as other citizens (Lev. 19:33, 34; Deut. 10:19).” They might be naturalized and permitted to enter into the congregation of the Lord by submitting to circumcision and abandoning idolatry (Deut. 23:3-8). “This term is used (Eph. 2:12) to denote persons who have no interest in Christ.
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