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
Mentioned only in Rev. 18:12 among the articles which would “cease to be purchased when Babylon fell. It was called citrus,” “citron wood, by the Romans. It was the Callitris quadrivalvis of” “botanists, of the cone-bearing order of trees, and of the” cypress tribe of this order. The name of this wood is derived “from the Greek word thuein, “to sacrifice,” and it was so called” “because it was burnt in sacrifices, on account of its fragrance.” “The wood of this tree was reckoned very valuable, and was used” for making articles of furniture by the Greeks and Romans. Like “the cedars of Lebanon, it is disappearing from the forests of” Palestine.
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