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 Philistines from the maritime plain had made incursions into “the Hebrew upland for the purposes of plunder, when one of this” “name, the son of Anath, otherwise unknown, headed a rising for” the purpose of freeing the land from this oppression. He “repelled the invasion, slaying 600 men with an “ox goad” (q.v.).” “The goad was a formidable sharpointed instrument, sometimes ten” feet long. He was probably contemporary for a time with Deborah and Barak (Judg. 3:31; 5:6).
Definition of Shamgar: “named a stranger; he is here a stranger”
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