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
“Firm-rooted, the most northerly of the five towns belonging to” “the lords of the Philistines, about 11 miles north of Gath. It” “was assigned to Judah (Josh. 13:3), and afterwards to Dan” “(19:43), but came again into the full possession of the” Philistines (1 Sam. 5:10). It was the last place to which the Philistines carried the ark before they sent it back to Israel (1 Sam. 5:10; 6:1-8). There was here a noted sanctuary of “Baal-zebub (2 Kings 1: 2, 3, 6, 16). Now the small village Akir.” “It is mentioned on monuments in B.C. 702, when Sennacherib set” “free its king, imprisoned by Hezekiah in Jerusalem, according to” the Assyrian record.
Definition of Ekron: “barrenness; torn away”
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