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
The giant’s backbone (so called from the head of a mountain “which runs out into the sea), an ancient city and harbour at the” “north-east end of the Elanitic branch of the Red Sea, the Gulf” “of Akabah, near Elath or Eloth (Num. 33:35; Deut. 2:8). Here” “Solomon built ships, “Tarshish ships,” like those trading from” “Tyre to Tarshish and the west, which traded with Ophir (1 Kings” 9:26; 2 Chr. 8:17); and here also Jehoshaphat’s fleet was shipwrecked (1 Kings 22:48; 2 Chr. 20:36). It became a populous “town, many of the Jews settling in it (2 Kings 16:6, “Elath”).” It is supposed that anciently the north end of the gulf flowed “further into the country than now, as far as `Ain el-Ghudyan,” “which is 10 miles up the dry bed of the Arabah, and that” Ezion-geber may have been there.
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