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
“Trodden hard, or fastness, or “the waterless hill”, the name of” the Canaanitish city which stood on Mount Zion (Josh. 15:8; “18:16, 28). It is identified with Jerusalem (q.v.) in Judg.” “19:10, and with the castle or city of David (1 Chr. 11:4, 5). It” “was a place of great natural strength, and its capture was one” of David’s most brilliant achievements (2 Sam. 5:8).
“The name of the original inhabitants of Jebus, mentioned” frequently among the seven nations doomed to destruction (Gen. “10:16; 15:21; Ex. 3:8, 17; 13:5, etc.). At the time of the” arrival of the Israelites in Palestine they were ruled by “Adonizedek (Josh. 10:1, 23). They were defeated by Joshua, and” their king was slain; but they were not entirely driven out of “Jebus till the time of David, who made it the capital of his” kingdom instead of Hebron. The site on which the temple was “afterwards built belonged to Araunah, a Jebusite, from whom it” “was purchased by David, who refused to accept it as a free gift” “(2 Sam. 24:16-25; 1 Chr. 21:24, 25).”
Definition of Jebus: “treading under foot; manger”
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