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
“Wilful murder was distinguished from accidental homicide, and” “was invariably visited with capital punishment (Num. 35:16, 18,” “21, 31; Lev. 24:17). This law in its principle is founded on the” “fact of man’s having been made in the likeness of God (Gen. 9:5,” “6; John 8:44; 1 John 3:12, 15). The Mosiac law prohibited any” compensation for murder or the reprieve of the murderer (Ex. “21:12, 14; Deut. 19:11, 13; 2 Sam. 17:25; 20:10). Two witnesses” were required in any capital case (Num. 35:19-30; Deut. “17:6-12). If the murderer could not be discovered, the city” nearest the scene of the murder was required to make expiation for the crime committed (Deut. 21:1-9). These offences also were “to be punished with death, (1) striking a parent; (2) cursing a” parent; (3) kidnapping (Ex. 21:15-17; Deut. 27:16).
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