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
“A transliterated Hebrew word (livyathan), meaning “twisted,” “coiled. In Job 3:8, Revised Version, and marg. of Authorized” “Version, it denotes the dragon which, according to Eastern” “tradition, is an enemy of light; in 41:1 the crocodile is meant;” “in Ps. 104:26 it “denotes any large animal that moves by” “writhing or wriggling the body, the whale, the monsters of the” “deep.” This word is also used figuratively for a cruel enemy, as” “some think “the Egyptian host, crushed by the divine power, and” “cast on the shores of the Red Sea” (Ps. 74:14). As used in Isa.” “27:1, “leviathan the piercing [R.V. `swift’] serpent, even” “leviathan that crooked [R.V. marg. `winding’] serpent,” the word” “may probably denote the two empires, the Assyrian and the” Babylonian.
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