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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
“(Luke 23:32, 39-43), robbers, rather brigands, probably” followers of Barabbas. Our Lord’s cross was placed between those “of the “malefactors,” to add to the ignominy of his position.” “According to tradition, Demas or Dismas was the name of the” “penitent thief hanging on the right, and Gestas of the” impenitent on the left.
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