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
Enlightener. (1.) The son of Segub. He was brought up with his “mother in Gilead, where he had possessions (1 Chr. 2:22). He” “distinguished himself in an expedition against Bashan, and” settled in the part of Argob on the borders of Gilead. The small “towns taken by him there are called Havoth-jair, i.e., “Jair’s” “villages” (Num. 32:41; Deut. 3:14; Josh. 13:30).” “(2.) The eighth judge of Israel, which he ruled for twenty-two years. His opulence is described in Judg. 10:3-5. He had thirty “sons, each riding on “ass colts.” They had possession of thirty” of the sixty cities (1 Kings 4:13; 1 Chr. 2:23) which formed the ancient Havoth-jair. “(3.) A Benjamite, the father of Mordecai, Esther’s uncle (Esther 2:5). “(4.) The father of Elhanan, who slew Lahmi, the brother of Goliath (1 Chr. 20:5).
“A ruler of the synagogue at Capernaum, whose only daughter Jesus” restored to life (Mark 5:22; Luke 8:41). Entering into the “chamber of death, accompanied by Peter and James and John and” “the father and mother of the maiden, he went forward to the bed” “whereon the corpse lay, and said, Talitha cumi, i.e., “Maid,” “arise,” and immediately the spirit of the maiden came to her” “again, and she arose straightway; and “at once to strengthen” “that life which had come back to her, and to prove that she was” “indeed no ghost, but had returned to the realities of a mortal” “existence, he commanded to give her something to eat” (Mark” 5:43).
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