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
I went to church service recently in which a powerful and emotional solo called “I Feel Like Moving On” was sung. The more I listened, however, the more disturbed I became by the emphasis on
Reward of God. (1.) A chief of the tribe of Manasseh at the “census at Sinai (Num. 1:10; 2:20; 7:54, 59).” “(2.) The son of rabbi Simeon, and grandson of the famous rabbi “Hillel. He was a Pharisse, and therefore the opponent of the” “party of the Sadducees. He was noted for his learning, and was” “president of the Sanhedrim during the regins of Tiberius,” “Caligula, and Claudius, and died, it is said, about eighteen” years before the destruction of Jerusalem. “When the apostles were brought before the council, charged with “preaching the resurrection of Jesus, as a zealous Pharisee” Gamaliel councelled moderation and calmness. By a reference to “well-known events, he advised them to “refrain from these men.” “If their work or counsel was of man, it would come to nothing;” “but if it was of God, they could not destroy it, and therefore” “ought to be on their guard lest they should be “found fighting” “against God” (Acts 5:34-40). Paul was one of his disciples” (22:3).
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