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
“Waters of quiet, an ancient Moabite town (Num. 21:30). It was” assigned to the tribe of Reuben (Josh. 13:16). Here was fought the great battle in which Joab defeated the Ammonites and their allies (1 Chr. 19:7-15; comp. 2 Sam. 10:6-14). In the time of Isaiah (15:2) the Moabites regained possession of it from the Ammonites. (See HANUN.) “The ruins of this important city, now Madeba or Madiyabah, are “seen about 8 miles south-west of Heshbon, and 14 east of the” Dead Sea. Among these are the ruins of what must have been a “large temple, and of three cisterns of considerable extent,” which are now dry. These cisterns may have originated the name “Medeba, “waters of quiet.” (See OMRI.)”
Definition of Medeba: “waters of grief; waters springing up”
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