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 is used of sediment found in pits or in streets (Isa. “57:20; Jer. 38:60), of dust mixed with spittle (John 9:6), and” of potter’s clay (Isa. 41:25; Nah. 3:14; Jer. 18:1-6; Rom. 9:21). Clay was used for sealing (Job 38:14; Jer. 32:14). Our Lord’s tomb may have been thus sealed (Matt. 27:66). The practice of sealing doors with clay is still common in the East. Clay was also in primitive times used for mortar (Gen. 11:3). “The “clay ground” in which the large vessels of the temple were” cast (1 Kings 7:46; 2 Chr. 4:17) was a compact loam fitted for “the purpose. The expression literally rendered is, “in the” “thickness of the ground,”, meaning, “in stiff ground” or in” clay.
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