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
“I.e., the “house-band,” connecting and keeping together the” whole family. A man when betrothed was esteemed from that time a “husband (Matt. 1:16, 20; Luke 2:5). A recently married man was” “exempt from going to war for “one year” (Deut. 20:7; 24:5).”
One whose business it is to cultivate the ground. It was one of “the first occupations, and was esteemed most honourable (Gen.” “9:20; 26:12, 14; 37:7, etc.). All the Hebrews, except those” “engaged in religious services, were husbandmen. (See” AGRICULTURE.)
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