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
“Union. (1.) A descendant of Benjamin (1 Chr. 7:10), his” great-grandson. “(2.) The son of Gera, of the tribe of Benjamin (Judg. 3:15). “After the death of Othniel the people again fell into idolatry,” “and Eglon, the king of Moab, uniting his bands with those of the” “Ammonites and the Amalekites, crossed the Jordan and took the” “city of Jericho, and for eighteen years held that whole district” “in subjection, exacting from it an annual tribute. At length” “Ehud, by a stratagem, put Eglon to death with a two-edged dagger” “a cubit long, and routed the Moabites at the fords of the” “Jordan, putting 10,000 of them to death. Thenceforward the land,” “at least Benjamin, enjoyed rest “for fourscore years” (Judg.” 3:12-30). (See QUARRIES .) But in the south-west the Philistines reduced the Israelites to great straits (Judg. 5:6). From this oppression Shamgar was raised up to be their deliverer.
Definition of Ehud: “he that praises”
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