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
“Heb. tsir’ah, “stinging”, (Ex. 23:28; Deut. 7:20; Josh. 24:12).” The word is used in these passages as referring to some means by which the Canaanites were to be driven out from before the Israelites. Some have supposed that the word is used in a metaphorical sense as the symbol of some panic which would seize “the people as a “terror of God” (Gen. 35:5), the consternation” with which God would inspire the Canaanites. In Palestine there “are four species of hornets, differing from our hornets, being” “larger in size, and they are very abundant. They “attack human” “beings in a very furious manner.” “The furious attack of a swarm” “of hornets drives cattle and horses to madness, and has even” “caused the death of the animals.”
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