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
“(Heb. pered), so called from the quick step of the animal or its” power of carrying loads. It is not probable that the Hebrews “bred mules, as this was strictly forbidden in the law (Lev.” “19:19), although their use was not forbidden. We find them in” common use even by kings and nobles (2 Sam. 18:9; 1 Kings 1:33; “2 Kings 5:17; Ps. 32:9). They are not mentioned, however, till” “the time of David, for the word rendered “mules” (R.V.” “correctly, “hot springs”) in Gen. 36:24 (yemim) properly denotes” “the warm springs of Callirhoe, on the eastern shore of the Dead” Sea. In David’s reign they became very common (2 Sam. 13:29; 1 Kings 10:25). “Mules are not mentioned in the New Testament. Perhaps they had by that time ceased to be used in Palestine.
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