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
“A province of Asia Minor, stretching along the southern coast of” “the Euxine Sea, corresponding nearly to the modern province of” Trebizond. In the time of the apostles it was a Roman province. Strangers from this province were at Jerusalem at Pentecost “(Acts 2:9), and to “strangers scattered throughout Pontus,” “among others, Peter addresses his first epistle (1 Pet. 1:1). It” was evidently the resort of many Jews of the Dispersion. Aquila was a native of Pontus (Acts 18:2).
Definition of Pontus: “the sea”
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