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.) A Reubenite (1 Chr. 5:4), the father of Shimei.” “(2.) The name of the leader of the hostile party described in “Ezek. 38, 39, as coming from the “north country” and assailing” the people of Israel to their own destruction. This prophecy has been regarded as fulfilled in the conflicts of the Maccabees “with Antiochus, the invasion and overthrow of the Chaldeans, and” the temporary successes and destined overthrow of the Turks. But all these interpretations are unsatisfactory and inadequate. The vision respecting Gog and Magog in the Apocalypse (Rev. 20:8) is in substance a reannouncement of this prophecy of Ezekiel. But while Ezekiel contemplates the great conflict in a more general light as what was certainly to be connected with “the times of the Messiah, and should come then to its last” “decisive issues, John, on the other hand, writing from the” “commencement of the Messiah’s times, describes there the last” struggles and victories of the cause of Christ. In both cases alike the vision describes the final workings of the world’s “evil and its results in connection with the kingdom of God, only” the starting-point is placed further in advance in the one case “than in the other.” “It has been supposed to be the name of a district in the wild “north-east steppes of Central Asia, north of the Hindu-Kush, now” “a part of Turkestan, a region about 2,000 miles north-east of” Nineveh.
Definition of Gog: “roof; covering”
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