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
“An artificer in stone, iron, and copper, as well as in wood (2” Sam. 5:11; 1 Chr. 14:1; Mark 6:3). The tools used by carpenters “are mentioned in 1 Sam. 13:19, 20; Judg. 4:21; Isa. 10:15;” “44:13. It was said of our Lord, “Is not this the carpenter’s” “son?” (Matt. 13:55); also, “Is not this the carpenter?” (Mark” “6:3). Every Jew, even the rabbis, learned some handicraft: Paul” “was a tentmaker. “In the cities the carpenters would be Greeks,” and skilled workmen; the carpenter of a provincial village could “only have held a very humble position, and secured a very” “moderate competence.”
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