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
“Passing over; ford, one of the boundaries of Solomon’s dominions” “(1 Kings 4:24), probably “Thapsacus, a great and wealthy town on” “the western bank of the Euphrates,” about 100 miles north-east” of Tadmor. All the land traffic between the east and the west passed through it. Menahem undertook an expedition against this “city, and “smote Tiphsah and all that were therein” (2 Kings” 15:16). This expedition implied a march of some 300 miles from “Tirzah if by way of Tadmor, and about 400 if by way of Aleppo;” “and its success showed the strength of the Israelite kingdom,” “for it was practically a defiance to Assyria. Conder, however,” “identifies this place with Khurbet Tafsah, some 6 miles west of” Shechem.
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