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
Booths. (1.) The first encampment of the Israelites after leaving Ramesses (Ex. 12:37); the civil name of Pithom (q.v.). “(2.) A city on the east of Jordan, identified with Tell Dar’ala, “a high mound, a mass of debris, in the plain north of Jabbok and” “about one mile from it (Josh. 13:27). Here Jacob (Gen. 32:17,” “30; 33:17), on his return from Padan-aram after his interview” “with Esau, built a house for himself and made booths for his” cattle. The princes of this city churlishly refused to afford “help to Gideon and his 300 men when “faint yet pursuing” they” followed one of the bands of the fugitive Midianites after the great victory at Gilboa. After overtaking and routing this band “at Karkor, Gideon on his return visited the rulers of the city” “with severe punishment. “He took the elders of the city, and” “thorns of the wilderness and briers, and with them he taught the” “men of Succoth” (Judg. 8:13-16). At this place were erected the” foundries for casting the metal-work for the temple (1 Kings 7:46).
Definition of Succoth: “tents; tabernacles”
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