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
“Sunny; height, one of the eminences on which Jerusalem was” “built. It was surrounded on all sides, except the north, by deep” “valleys, that of the Tyropoeon (q.v.) separating it from Moriah” “(q.v.), which it surpasses in height by 105 feet. It was the” south-eastern hill of Jerusalem. “When David took it from the Jebusites (Josh. 15:63; 2 Sam. 5:7) “he built on it a citadel and a palace, and it became “the city” “of David” (1 Kings 8:1; 2 Kings 19:21, 31; 1 Chr. 11:5). In the” later books of the Old Testament this name was sometimes used (Ps. 87:2; 149:2; Isa. 33:14; Joel 2:1) to denote Jerusalem in “general, and sometimes God’s chosen Israel (Ps. 51:18; 87:5).” “In the New Testament (see SION) it is used sometimes to “denote the Church of God (Heb. 12:22), and sometimes the” heavenly city (Rev. 14:1).
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