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
“Hired (Gen. 30:18). “God hath given me,” said Leah, “my hire” “(Heb. sekhari)…and she called his name Issachar.” He was” “Jacob’s ninth son, and was born in Padan-aram (comp. 28:2). He” “had four sons at the going down into Egypt (46:13; Num. 26:23,” 25). “Issachar, Tribe of, during the journey through the wilderness, “along with Judah and Zebulun (Num. 2:5), marched on the east of” “the tabernacle. This tribe contained 54,400 fighting men when” the census was taken at Sinai. After the entrance into the “Promised Land, this tribe was one of the six which stood on” Gerizim during the ceremony of the blessing and cursing (Deut. 27:12). The allotment of Issachar is described in Josh. “19:17-23. It included the plain of Esdraelon (=Jezreel), which” “was and still is the richest portion of Palestine (Deut. 33:18,” 19; 1 Chr. 12:40). “The prophetic blessing pronounced by Jacob on Issachar “corresponds with that of Moses (Gen. 49:14, 15; comp. Deut.” “33:18, 19).”
Definition of Issachar: “reward; recompense”
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