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
“Mentioned only in Judg. 3:31, the weapon with which Shamgar” “(q.v.) slew six hundred Philistines. “The ploughman still” “carries his goad, a weapon apparently more fitted for the hand” of the soldier than the peaceful husbandman. The one I saw was “of the `oak of Bashan,’ and measured upwards of ten feet in” “length. At one end was an iron spear, and at the other a piece” of the same metal flattened. One can well understand how a “warrior might use such a weapon with effect in the battle-field” “(Porter’s Syria, etc.). (See GOAD.)”
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