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
#NAME? (Josh. 13:3; 1 Sam. 6:17). It stood on the shore of the “Mediterranean, 12 miles north of Gaza. It is mentioned on an” inscription at Karnak in Egypt as having been taken by king “Rameses II., the oppressor of the Hebrews. In the time of the” judges (Judg. 1:18) it fell into the possession of the tribe of Judah; but it was soon after retaken by the Philistines (2 Sam. “1:20), who were not finally dispossessed till the time of” Alexander the Great. Samson went down to this place from “Timnath, and slew thirty men and took their spoil. The prophets” “foretold its destruction (Jer. 25:20; 47:5, 7). It became a” “noted place in the Middle Ages, having been the scene of many a” bloody battle between the Saracens and the Crusaders. It was “beseiged and taken by Richard the Lion-hearted, and “within its” “walls and towers now standing he held his court.” Among the Tell” Amarna tablets (see EGYPT) are found letters or official “despatches from Yadaya, “captain of horse and dust of the king’s” “feet,” to the “great king” of Egypt, dated from Ascalon. It is” now called `Askalan.
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