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
“Built fortress, a city and fortress of Moab, the modern Kerak, a” small town on the brow of a steep hill about 6 miles from Rabbath-Moab and 10 miles from the Dead Sea; called also “Kir-haresh, Kir-hareseth, Kir-heres (Isa. 16:7, 11; Jer. 48:31,” “36). After the death of Ahab, Mesha, king of Moab (see” MOABITE STONE), threw off allegiance to the king of Israel,” and fought successfully for the independence of his kingdom. “After this Jehoram, king of Israel, in seeking to regain his” “supremacy over Moab, entered into an alliance with Jehoshaphat,” “king of Judah, and with the king of Edom. The three kings led” “their armies against Mesha, who was driven back to seek refuge” in Kir-haraseth. The Moabites were driven to despair. Mesha then “took his eldest son, who would have reigned in his stead, and” offered him as a burnt-offering on the wall of the fortress in “the sight of the allied armies. “There was great indignation” “against Israel: and they departed from him, and returned to” “their own land.” The invaders evacuated the land of Moab, and” Mesha achieved the independence of his country (2 Kings 3:20-27).
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