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
“A word as used in Scripture denoting produce in general, whether” vegetable or animal. The Hebrews divided the fruits of the land “into three classes:,” “(1.) The fruit of the field, “corn-fruit” (Heb. dagan); all kinds of grain and pulse. “(2.) The fruit of the vine, “vintage-fruit” (Heb. tirosh); “grapes, whether moist or dried.” “(3.) “Orchard-fruits” (Heb. yitshar), as dates, figs, citrons, etc. “Injunctions concerning offerings and tithes were expressed by these Hebrew terms alone (Num. 18:12; Deut. 14:23). This word fruit is also used of children or offspring (Gen. 30:2; Deut. 7:13; Luke 1:42; Ps. 21:10; 132:11); also of the progeny of beasts (Deut. 28:51; Isa. 14:29). “It is used metaphorically in a variety of forms (Ps. 104:13; Prov. 1:31; 11:30; 31:16; Isa. 3:10; 10:12; Matt. 3:8; 21:41; “26:29; Heb. 13:15; Rom. 7:4, 5; 15:28).” “The fruits of the Spirit (Gal. 5:22, 23; Eph. 5:9; James 3:17, 18) are those gracious dispositions and habits which the Spirit produces in those in whom he dwells and works.
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