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
“Discerner; the wise. (1.) A king of Hazor, at the time of the” “entrance of Israel into Canaan (Josh. 11:1-14), whose overthrow” and that of the northern chief with whom he had entered into a confederacy against Joshua was the crowning act in the conquest “of the land (11:21-23; comp. 14:6-15). This great battle, fought” “at Lake Merom, was the last of Joshua’s battles of which we have” any record. Here for the first time the Israelites encountered the iron chariots and horses of the Canaanites. “(2.) Another king of Hazor, called “the king of Canaan,” who overpowered the Israelites of the north one hundred and sixty “years after Joshua’s death, and for twenty years held them in” painful subjection. The whole population were paralyzed with “fear, and gave way to hopeless despondency (Judg. 5:6-11), till” “Deborah and Barak aroused the national spirit, and gathering” “together ten thousand men, gained a great and decisive victory” over Jabin in the plain of Esdraelon (Judg. 4:10-16; comp. Ps. 83:9). This was the first great victory Israel had gained since the days of Joshua. They never needed to fight another battle with the Canaanites (Judg. 5:31).
Definition of Jabin: “Jabneh, he that understands; building”
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