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
“The chosen of Jehovah. Some contend that Mount Gerizim is meant,” but most probably we are to regard this as one of the hills of “Jerusalem. Here Solomon’s temple was built, on the spot that had” “been the threshing-floor of Ornan the Jebusite (2 Sam. 24:24,” “25; 2 Chr. 3:1). It is usually included in Zion, to the” “north-east of which it lay, and from which it was separated by” “the Tyropoean valley. This was “the land of Moriah” to which” Abraham went to offer up his son Isaac (Gen. 22:2). It has been “supposed that the highest point of the temple hill, which is now” “covered by the Mohammedan Kubbetes-Sakhrah, or “Dome of the” “Rock,” is the actual site of Araunah’s threshing-floor. Here” “also, one thousand years after Abraham, David built an altar and” offered sacrifices to God. (See JERUSALEM; NUMBERING THE PEOPLE.)
Definition of Moriah: “bitterness of the Lord”
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