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
One of the precious stones in the breastplate of the high priest “(Ex. 28:19; 39:12), and in the foundation of the New Jerusalem” (Rev. 21:20). The ancients thought that this stone had the power “of dispelling drunkenness in all who wore or touched it, and” “hence its Greek name formed from a_, “privative,” and _methuo,” “to get drunk. Its Jewish name, ahlamah’, was derived by the” “rabbins from the Hebrew word halam, “to dream,” from its” supposed power of causing the wearer to dream. “It is a pale-blue crystallized quartz, varying to a dark purple “blue. It is found in Persia and India, also in different parts” of Europe.
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