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
“Or Emerods, bleeding piles known to the ancient Romans as” “mariscae, but more probably malignant boils of an infectious and” fatal character. With this loathsome and infectious disease the men of Ashdod were smitten by the hand of the Lord. This calamity they attributed to the presence of the ark in their “midst, and therefore they removed it to Gath (1 Sam. 5:6-8). But” “the same consequences followed from its presence in Gath, and” “therefore they had it removed to Ekron, 11 miles distant. The” “Ekronites were afflicted with the same dreadful malady, but more” “severely; and a panic seizing the people, they demanded that the” ark should be sent back to the land of Israel (9-12; 6:1-9).
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