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
“(1.) Heb. matstsab, a station; a place where one stands (1 Sam.” “14:12); a military or fortified post (1 Sam. 13:23; 14:1, 4, 6,” etc.). “(2.) Heb. netsib, a prefect, superintendent; hence a military “post (1 Sam. 10:5; 13:3, 4; 2 Sam. 8:6). This word has also been” explained to denote a pillar set up to mark the Philistine “conquest, or an officer appointed to collect taxes; but the idea” of a military post seems to be the correct one. “(3.) Heb. matstsebah, properly a monumental column; improperly “rendered pl. “garrisons” in Ezek. 26:11; correctly in Revised” “Version “pillars,” marg. “obelisks,” probably an idolatrous” image.
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