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 successor of Felix (A.D. 60) as procurator of Judea (Acts 24:27). A few weeks after he had entered on his office the case “of Paul, then a prisoner at Caesarea, was reported to him. The” “next day, after he had gone down to Caesarea, he heard Paul” defend himself in the presence of Herod Agrippa II. and his “sister Bernice, and not finding in him anything worthy of death” “or of bonds, would have set him free had he not appealed unto” “Caesar (Acts 25:11, 12). In consequence of this appeal Paul was” “sent to Rome. Festus, after being in office less than two years,” died in Judea. (See AGRIPPA.)
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