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
I went to church service recently in which a powerful and emotional solo called “I Feel Like Moving On” was sung. The more I listened, however, the more disturbed I became by the emphasis on
“The father-in-law of Herod Antipas, and king of Arabia Petraea.” His daughter returned to him on the occasion of her husband’s “entering into an adulterous alliance with Herodias, the wife of” “Herod-Philip, his half-brother (Luke 3:19, 20; Mark 6:17; Matt.” 14:3). This led to a war between Aretas and Herod Antipas. “Herod’s army was wholly destroyed (A.D. 36). Aretas, taking” advantage of the complications of the times on account of the “death of the Emperor Tiberius (A.D. 37), took possession of” Damascus (2 Cor. 11:32; comp. Acts 9:25). At this time Paul returned to Damascus from Arabia.
Definition of Aretas: “agreeable, virtuous”
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