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 precipice, an ancient royal Canaanitish city (Josh. 10:33;” 12:12). It was allotted with its suburbs to the Kohathite Levites (21:21; 1 Chr. 6:67). It stood between the lower Beth-horon and the sea (Josh. 16:3; 1 Kings 9:17). It was the last point to which David pursued the Philistines (2 Sam. 5:25; 1 Chr. 14:16) after the battle of Baal-perazim. The Canaanites “retained possession of it till the time of Solomon, when the” king of Egypt took it and gave it to Solomon as a part of the dowry of the Egyptian princess whom he married (1 Kings “9:15-17). It is identified with Tell el-Jezer, about 10 miles” south-west of Beth-horon. It is mentioned in the Amarna tablets.
Definition of Gezer: “dividing, sentence”
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