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
Blessed. (1.) The secretary of the prophet Jeremiah (32:12; 36:4). He was of the tribe of Judah (51:59). To him Jeremiah dictated his prophecies regarding the invasion of the Babylonians and the Captivity. These he read to the people from a window in the temple in the fourth year of the reign of “Jehoiakim, king of Judah (Jer. 36). He afterwards read them” before the counsellors of the king at a private interview; and “then to the king himself, who, after hearing a part of the roll,” “cut it with a penknife, and threw it into the fire of his winter” “parlour, where he was sitting.” “During the siege of Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezzar, he was the keeper of the deed of purchase Jeremiah had made of the territory of Hanameel (Jer. 32:12). Being accused by his enemies “of favouring the Chaldeans, he was cast, with Jeremiah, into” “prison, where he remained till the capture of Jerusalem (B.C.” 586). He probably died in Babylon. “(2.) Neh. 3:20; 10:6; 11:5.
Definition of Baruch: “who is blessed”
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