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
“A Galilean fisherman, the husband of Salome (q.v.), and the” “father of James and John, two of our Lord’s disciples (Matt.” 4:21; 27:56; Mark 15:40). He seems to have been a man of some “position in Capernaum, for he had two boats (Luke 5:4) and” hired servants (Mark 1:20) of his own. No mention is made of him after the call of his two sons by Jesus.
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