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
“Is used to denote Proconsular Asia, a Roman province which” “embraced the western parts of Asia Minor, and of which Ephesus” “was the capital, in Acts 2:9; 6:9; 16:6; 19:10, 22; 20:4, 16,” “18, etc., and probably Asia Minor in Acts 19:26, 27; 21:27;” 24:18; 27:2. Proconsular Asia contained the seven churches of “the Apocalypse (Rev. 1:11). The “chiefs of Asia” (Acts 19:31)” were certain wealthy citizens who were annually elected to preside over the games and religious festivals of the several “cities to which they belonged. Some of these “Asiarchs” were” Paul’s friends.
Definition of Asia: “muddy; boggy”
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