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
Tubal-Cain is the first-mentioned worker in iron (Gen. 4:22). The Egyptians wrought it at Sinai before the Exodus. David prepared it in great abundance for the temple (1 Chr. 22:3: 29:7). The merchants of Dan and Javan brought it to the market of Tyre (Ezek. 27:19). Various instruments are mentioned as made “of iron (Deut. 27:5; 19:5; Josh. 17:16, 18; 1 Sam. 17:7; 2 Sam.” “12:31; 2 Kings 6:5, 6; 1 Chr. 22:3; Isa. 10:34).” “Figuratively, a yoke of iron (Deut. 28:48) denotes hard service; “a rod of iron (Ps. 2:9), a stern government; a pillar of iron” “(Jer. 1:18), a strong support; a furnace of iron (Deut. 4:20),” “severe labour; a bar of iron (Job 40:18), strength; fetters of” “iron (Ps. 107:10), affliction; giving silver for iron (Isa.” “60:17), prosperity.”
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