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 Jew “born at Alexandria,” a man well versed in the Scriptures” “and eloquent (Acts 18:24; R.V., “learned”). He came to Ephesus” “(about A.D. 49), where he spake “boldly” in the synagogue” “(18:26), although he did not know as yet that Jesus of Nazareth” was the Messiah. Aquila and Priscilla instructed him more “perfectly in “the way of God”, i.e., in the knowledge of Christ.” “He then proceeded to Corinth, where he met Paul (Acts 18:27;” 19:1). He was there very useful in watering the good seed Paul “had sown (1 Cor. 1:12), and in gaining many to Christ. His” “disciples were much attached to him (1 Cor. 3:4-7, 22). He was” with Paul at Ephesus when he wrote the First Epistle to the Corinthians; and Paul makes kindly reference to him in his “letter to Titus (3:13). Some have supposed, although without” “sufficient ground, that he was the author of the Epistle to the” Hebrews.
Definition of Apollos: “one who destroys; destroyer”
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