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
“(Heb. copher), mentioned in Cant. 1:14 (R.V., “henna-flowers”);” “4:13 (R.V., “henna”), is the al-henna of the Arabs, a native of” “Egypt, producing clusters of small white and yellow odoriferous” “flowers, whence is made the Oleum Cyprineum. From its leaves is” made the peculiar auburn dye with which Eastern women stain their nails and the palms of their hands. It is found only at “Engedi, on the shore of the Dead Sea. It is known to botanists” “by the name Lawsonia alba or inermis, a kind of privet, which” grows 6 or 8 feet high. The margin of the Authorized Version of “the passages above referred to has “or cypress,” not with” “reference to the conifer so called, but to the circumstance that” one of the most highly appreciated species of this plant grew in the island of Cyprus.
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