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
“Heb. Negeb, that arid district to the south of Palestine through” which lay the caravan route from Central Palestine to Egypt “(Gen. 12:9; 13:1, 3; 46:1-6). “The Negeb comprised a” “considerable but irregularly-shaped tract of country, its main” portion stretching from the mountains and lowlands of Judah in “the north to the mountains of Azazemeh in the south, and from” the Dead Sea and southern Ghoron the east to the Mediterranean “on the west.” In Ezek. 20:46 (21:1 in Heb.) three different” “Hebrew words are all rendered “south.” (1) “Set thy face toward” “the south” (Teman, the region on the right, 1 Sam. 33:24); (2)” “Drop thy word toward the south (Negeb, the region of dryness,” “Josh. 15:4); (3) “Prophesy against the forest of the south” “field” (Darom, the region of brightness, Deut. 33:23). In Job” “37:9 the word “south” is literally “chamber,” used here in the” sense of treasury (comp. 38:22; Ps. 135:7). This verse is “rendered in the Revised Version “out of the chamber of the” “south.”
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