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
“This word occurs frequently, and is the translation of several” “different terms. (1.) Micah 7:4, it denotes a species of thorn” shrub used for hedges. In Prov. 15:19 the word is rendered “thorn (Heb. hedek, “stinging”), supposed by some to be what is” “called the “apple of Sodom” (q.v.).” “(2.) Ezek. 28:24, sallon’, properly a “prickle,” such as is found on the shoots of the palm tree. “(3.) Isa. 55:13, probably simply a thorny bush. Some, following “the Vulgate Version, regard it as the “nettle.” “(4.) Isa. 5:6; 7:23-25, etc., frequently used to denote thorny “shrubs in general. In 10:17; 27:4, it means troublesome men.” “(5.) In Heb. 6:8 the Greek word (tribolos) so rendered means “three-pronged, and denotes the land caltrop, a low throny” “shrub resembling in its spikes the military “crow-foot.” Comp.” “Matt. 7:16, “thistle.”
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