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
“Now called Candia, one of the largest islands in the” “Meditterranean, about 140 miles long and 35 broad. It was at one” “time a very prosperous and populous island, having a “hundred” “cities.” The character of the people is described in Paul’s” “quotation from “one of their own poets” (Epimenides) in his” “epistle to Titus: “The Cretans are alway liars, evil beasts,” “slow bellies” (Titus 1:12). Jews from Crete were in Jerusalem on” the day of Pentecost (Acts 2:11). The island was visited by Paul on his voyage to Rome (Acts 27). Here Paul subsequently left “Titus (1:5) “to ordain elders.” Some have supposed that it was” the original home of the Caphtorim (q.v.) or Philistines.
Definition of Crete: “carnal; fleshly”
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