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
“Death; slaughter, the name of a Babylonian god, probably the” “planet Mars (Jer. 50:2), or it may be another name of Bel, the” guardian divinity of Babylon. This name frequently occurs as a surname to the kings of Assyria and Babylon.
“Merodach has given a son, (Isa. 39:1), “the hereditary chief of” “the Chaldeans, a small tribe at that time settled in the marshes” “at the mouth of the Euphrates, but in consequence of his” “conquest of Babylon afterwards, they became the dominant caste” “in Babylonia itself.” One bearing this name sent ambassadors to” Hezekiah (B.C. 721). He is also called Berodach-baladan (2 Kings 20:12; 2 Chr. 20:31). (See HEZEKIAH.)
Definition of Merodach: “bitter contrition”
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