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
“Terebinth or oak. (1.) Valley of, where the Israelites were” “encamped when David killed Goliath (1 Sam. 17:2, 19). It was” near Shochoh of Judah and Azekah (17:1). It is the modern Wady “es-Sunt, i.e., “valley of the acacia.” “The terebinths from” which the valley of Elah takes its name still cling to their “ancient soil. On the west side of the valley, near Shochoh,” there is a very large and ancient tree of this kind known as the “‘terebinth of Wady Sur,’ 55 feet in height, its trunk 17 feet in” “circumference, and the breadth of its shade no less than 75” “feet. It marks the upper end of the Elah valley, and forms a” “noted object, being one of the largest terebinths in Palestine.” “Geikie’s, The Holy Land, etc.” “(2.) One of the Edomite chiefs or “dukes” of Mount Seir (Gen. 36:41). “(3.) The second of the three sons of Caleb, the son of Jephunneh (1 Chr. 4:15). “(4.) The son and successor of Baasha, king of Israel (1 Kings “16:8-10). He was killed while drunk by Zimri, one of the” “captains of his chariots, and was the last king of the line of” “Baasha. Thus was fullfilled the prophecy of Jehu (6, 7, 11-14).” “(5.) The father of Hoshea, the last king of Israel (2 Kings 15:30; 17:1).
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