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
“Trees, (Ex. 15:27; Num. 33:9), the name of the second station” where the Israelites encamped after crossing the Red Sea. It had twelve wells of water and threescore and ten palm trees. It “has been identified with the Wady Ghurundel, the most noted of” the four wadies which descend from the range of et-Tih towards the sea. Here they probably remained some considerable time. The form of expression in Ex. 16:1 seems to imply that the people “proceeded in detachments or companies from Elim, and only for” the first time were assembled as a complete host when they reached the wilderness of Sin (q.v.).
“God his king, a man of the tribe of Judah, of the family of the” “Hezronites, and kinsman of Boaz, who dwelt in Bethlehem in the” “days of the judges. In consequence of a great dearth he, with” “his wife Naomi and his two sons, went to dwell in the land of” “Moab. There he and his sons died (Ruth 1:2, 3; 2:1, 3; 4:3, 9).” Naomi afterwards returned to Palestine with her daughter Ruth.
Definition of Elim: “the rams; the strong; stags”
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