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
“(Luke 10:31). “It was not by chance that the priest came down by” “that road at that time, but by a specific arrangement and in” “exact fulfilment of a plan; not the plan of the priest, nor the” “plan of the wounded traveller, but the plan of God. By” “coincidence (Gr. sungkuria) the priest came down, that is, by” “the conjunction of two things, in fact, which were previously” constituted a pair in the providence of God. In the result they fell together according to the omniscient Designer’s plan. This “is the true theory of the divine government.” Compare the” “meeting of Philip with the Ethiopian (Acts 8:26, 27). There is” “no “chance” in God’s empire. “Chance” is only another word for” our want of knowledge as to the way in which one event falls in with another (1 Sam. 6:9; Eccl. 9:11).
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