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
There are five instances of a census of the Jewish people having “been taken. (1.) In the fourth month after the Exodus, when the” people were encamped at Sinai. The number of men from twenty “years old and upward was then 603,550 (Ex. 38:26). (2.) Another” “census was made just before the entrance into Canaan, when the” “number was found to be 601,730, showing thus a small decrease” “(Num. 26:51). (3.) The next census was in the time of David,” “when the number, exclusive of the tribes of Levi and Benjamin,” “was found to be 1,300,000 (2 Sam. 24:9; 1 Chr. 21:5). (4.)” “Solomon made a census of the foreigners in the land, and found” “153,600 able-bodied workmen (2 Chr. 2:17, 18). (5.) After the” “return from Exile the whole congregation of Israel was numbered,” “and found to amount to 42,360 (Ezra 2:64). A census was made by” the Roman government in the time of our Lord (Luke 2:1). (See TAXING.)
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