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
“The seed of Babylon, the son of Salathiel or Shealtiel (Hag.” “1:1; Zorobabel, Matt. 1:12); called also the son of Pedaiah (1” “Chr. 3:17-19), i.e., according to a frequent usage of the word” son; the grandson or the nephew of Salathiel. He is also known “by the Persian name of Sheshbazzar (Ezra 1:8, 11). In the first” “year of Cyrus, king of Persia, he led the first band of Jews,” “numbering 42,360 (Ezra 2:64), exclusive of a large number of” “servants, who returned from captivity at the close of the” “seventy years. In the second year after the Return, he erected” an altar and laid the foundation of the temple on the ruins of that which had been destroyed by Nebuchadnezzar (3:8-13; ch. “4-6). All through the work he occupied a prominent place,” inasmuch as he was a descendant of the royal line of David.
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