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
“Ex. 25:30 (R.V. marg., “presence bread”); 1 Chr. 9:32 (marg.,” “bread of ordering); Num. 4:7: called “hallowed bread” (R.V.,” holy bread) in 1 Sam. 21:1-6. “This bread consisted of twelve loaves made of the finest flour. “They were flat and thin, and were placed in two rows of six each” on a table in the holy place before the Lord. They were renewed “every Sabbath (Lev. 24:5-9), and those that were removed to give” place to the new ones were to be eaten by the priests only in “the holy place (see 1 Sam. 21:3-6; comp. Matt. 12:3, 4).” “The number of the loaves represented the twelve tribes of “Israel, and also the entire spiritual Israel, “the true Israel;” and the placing of them on the table symbolized the entire “consecration of Israel to the Lord, and their acceptance of God” “as their God. The table for the bread was made of acacia wood, 3” “feet long, 18 inches broad, and 2 feet 3 inches high. It was” “plated with pure gold. Two staves, plated with gold, passed” “through golden rings, were used for carrying it.”
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