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
“In 1 Kings 22:47, means a prefect; one set over others. The same” “Hebrew word is rendered “officer;” i.e., chief of the” “commissariat appointed by Solomon (1 Kings 4:5, etc.).” “In Esther 8:9; 9:3 (R.V., “governor”) it denotes a Persian “prefect “on this side” i.e., in the region west of the” Euphrates. It is the modern word pasha. “In Acts 13:7, 8, 12; 18:12, it denotes a proconsul; i.e., the governor of a Roman province holding his appointment from the “senate. The Roman provinces were of two kinds, (1) senatorial” and (2) imperial. The appointment of a governor to the former “was in the hands of the senate, and he bore the title of” proconsul (Gr. anthupatos). The appointment of a governor to the “latter was in the hands of the emperor, and he bore the title of” propraetor (Gr. antistrategos).
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