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
I went to church service recently in which a powerful and emotional solo called “I Feel Like Moving On” was sung. The more I listened, however, the more disturbed I became by the emphasis on
Given. (1.) A prophet in the reigns of David and Solomon (2 Chr. 9:29). He is first spoken of in connection with the arrangements “David made for the building of the temple (2 Sam. 7:2, 3, 17),” and next appears as the reprover of David on account of his sin with Bathsheba (12:1-14). He was charged with the education of “Solomon (12:25), at whose inauguration to the throne he took a” “prominent part (1 Kings 1:8, 10, 11, 22-45). His two sons, Zabad” (1 Chr. 2:36) and Azariah (1 Kings 4:5) occupied places of honour at the king’s court. He last appears in assisting David in reorganizing the public worship (2 Chr. 29:25). He seems to “have written a life of David, and also a life of Solomon (1 Chr.” 29:29; 2 Chr. 9:29). “(2.) A son of David, by Bathsheba (2 Sam. 5:14), whose name “appears in the genealogy of Mary, the mother of our Lord (Luke” 3:31). “(3.) Ezra 8:16.
“Given or gift of God, one of our Lord’s disciples, “of Cana in” “Galilee” (John 21:2). He was “an Israelite indeed, in whom was” “no guile” (1:47, 48). His name occurs only in the Gospel of” “John, who in his list of the disciples never mentions” “Bartholomew, with whom he has consequently been identified. He” was one of those to whom the Lord showed himself alive after his “resurrection, at the Sea of Tiberias.”
Definition of Nathan: “given; giving; rewarded”
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