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
“(Old Egypt. Sant= “stronghold,” the modern San). A city on the” “Tanitic branch of the Nile, called by the Greeks Tanis. It was” built seven years after Hebron in Palestine (Num. 13:22). This “great and important city was the capital of the Hyksos, or” “Shepherd kings, who ruled Egypt for more than 500 years. It was” the frontier town of Goshen. Here Pharaoh was holding his court “at the time of his various interviews with Moses and Aaron. “No” “trace of Zoan exists; Tanis was built over it, and city after” “city has been built over the ruins of that” (Harper, Bible and” “Modern Discovery). Extensive mounds of ruins, the wreck of the” “ancient city, now mark its site (Isa. 19:11, 13; 30:4; Ezek.” “30:14). “The whole constitutes one of the grandest and oldest” “ruins in the world.” “This city was also called “the Field of Zoan” (Ps. 78:12, 43) “and “the Town of Rameses” (q.v.), because the oppressor rebuilt” “and embellished it, probably by the forced labour of the” “Hebrews, and made it his northern capital.”
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