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
An earnest temper; may be enlightened (Num. 25:11-13; 2 Cor. “7:11; 9:2), or ignorant and misdirected (Rom. 10:2; Phil. 3:6).” “As a Christian grace, it must be grounded on right principles” and directed to right ends (Gal. 4:18). It is sometimes ascribed to God (2 Kings 19:31; Isa. 9:7; 37:32; Ezek. 5:13).
A sect of Jews which originated with Judas the Gaulonite (Acts “5:37). They refused to pay tribute to the Romans, on the ground” that this was a violation of the principle that God was the only “king of Israel. They rebelled against the Romans, but were soon” “scattered, and became a lawless band of mere brigands. They were” “afterwards called Sicarii, from their use of the sica, i.e., the” Roman dagger.
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