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 sea-port of Antioch, near the mouth of the Orontes. Paul and” his companions sailed from this port on their first missionary “journey (Acts 13:4). This city was built by Seleucus Nicator,” “the “king of Syria.” It is said of him that “few princes have” ever lived with so great a passion for the building of cities. “He is reputed to have built in all nine Seleucias, sixteen” “Antiochs, and six Laodiceas.” Seleucia became a city of great” “importance, and was made a “free city” by Pompey. It is now a” “small village, called el-Kalusi.”
Definition of Seleucia: “shaken or beaten by the waves”
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