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 first mentioned in Scripture was so grievous as to compel Abraham to go down to the land of Egypt (Gen. 26:1). Another is “mentioned as having occurred in the days of Isaac, causing him” “to go to Gerar (Gen. 26:1, 17). But the most remarkable of all” “was that which arose in Egypt in the days of Joseph, which” lasted for seven years (Gen. 41-45). “Famines were sent as an effect of God’s anger against a guilty “people (2 Kings 8:1, 2; Amos 8:11; Deut. 28:22-42; 2 Sam. 21:1;” “2 Kings 6:25-28; 25:3; Jer. 14:15; 19:9; 42:17, etc.). A famine” was predicted by Agabus (Acts 11:28). Josephus makes mention of “the famine which occurred A.D. 45. Helena, queen of Adiabene,” “being at Jerusalem at that time, procured corn from Alexandria” and figs from Cyprus for its poor inhabitants.
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