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
The name given by the Greek fathers to the ten commandments; “the ten words, as the original is more literally rendered (Ex.” 20:3-17). These commandments were at first written on two stone “slabs (31:18), which were broken by Moses throwing them down on” the ground (32:19). They were written by God a second time (34:1). The decalogue is alluded to in the New Testament five “times (Matt. 5:17, 18, 19; Mark 10:19; Luke 18:20; Rom. 7:7, 8;” “13:9; 1 Tim. 1:9, 10).” “These commandments have been divided since the days of Origen “the Greek father, as they stand in the Confession of all the” Reformed Churches except the Lutheran. The division adopted by “Luther, and which has ever since been received in the Lutheran” “Church, makes the first two commandments one, and the third the” “second, and so on to the last, which is divided into two. “Thou” “shalt not covet thy neighbour’s house” being ranked as ninth,” “and “Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour’s wife,” etc., the” tenth. (See COMMANDMENTS.)
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