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
“I.e., “grained apple” (pomum granatum), Heb. rimmon. Common in” Egypt (Num. 20:5) and Palestine (13:23; Deut. 8:8). The Romans “called it Punicum malum, i.e., Carthaginian apple, because they” received it from Carthage. It belongs to the myrtle family of trees. The withering of the pomegranate tree is mentioned among the judgments of God (Joel 1:12). It is frequently mentioned in “the Song of Solomon (Cant. 4:3, 13, etc.). The skirt of the high” priest’s blue robe and ephod was adorned with the representation “of pomegranates, alternating with golden bells (Ex. 28:33, 34),” “as also were the “chapiters upon the two pillars” (1 Kings 7:20)” “which “stood before the house.”
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