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
“Only in Matt. 23:24, a small two-winged stinging fly of the” “genus Culex, which includes mosquitoes. Our Lord alludes here to” “the gnat in a proverbial expression probably in common use, “who” “strain out the gnat;” the words in the Authorized Version,” “strain at a gnat, being a mere typographical error, which has” been corrected in the Revised Version. The custom of filtering wine for this purpose was common among the Jews. It was founded “on Lev. 11:23. It is supposed that the “lice,” Ex. 8:16 (marg.” “R.V., “sand-flies”), were a species of gnat.”
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