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 expression in the Authorized Version (Isa. 19:7), “the paper” “reeds by the brooks,” is in the Revised Version more correctly” the meadows by the Nile. The words undoubtedly refer to a grassy place on the banks of the Nile fit for pasturage. “In 2 John 1:12 the word is used in its proper sense. The “material so referred to was manufactured from the papyrus, and” hence its name. The papyrus (Heb. gome) was a kind of bulrush (q.v.). It is mentioned by Job (8:11) and Isaiah (35:7). It was used for many purposes. This plant (Papyrus Nilotica) is now unknown in Egypt; no trace of it can be found. The unaccountable disappearance of this plant from Egypt was foretold by Isaiah “(19:6, 7) as a part of the divine judgment on that land. The” most extensive papyrus growths now known are in the marshes at the northern end of the lake of Merom.
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