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
“(1.) Heb. seor (Ex. 12:15, 19; 13:7; Lev. 2:11), the remnant of” dough from the preceding baking which had fermented and become acid. “(2.) Heb. hamets, properly “ferment.” In Num. 6:3, “vinegar of “wine” is more correctly “fermented wine.” In Ex. 13:7, the” “proper rendering would be, “Unfermented things [Heb. matstsoth]” shall be consumed during the seven days; and there shall not be “seen with thee fermented things [hamets], and there shall not be” “seen with thee leavened mass [seor] in all thy borders.” The” “chemical definition of ferment or yeast is “a substance in a” “state of putrefaction, the atoms of which are in a continual” “motion.” “The use of leaven was strictly forbidden in all offerings made to the Lord by fire (Lev. 2:11; 7:12; 8:2; Num. 6:15). Its secretly penetrating and diffusive power is referred to in 1 Cor. 5:6. In this respect it is used to illustrate the growth of the kingdom of heaven both in the individual heart and in the world (Matt. 13:33). It is a figure also of corruptness and of “perverseness of heart and life (Matt. 16:6, 11; Mark 8:15; 1” “Cor. 5:7, 8).”
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