- Son of Encouragement
- An Apostle in the Earlier Church - To the Gentiles, just like Paul
- Seeker of the Rejected
- Giver of Self and Possessions
- Passionate for People's Prosperity (Spiritually, Physically, Financially)
- Prone to a fault to avoid conflict...
- Passionate to the point of conflict to protect and help another grow.
Acts 4:36And Joses, who was also named Barnabas by the apostles (which is translated Son of Encouragement), a Levite of the country of Cyprus...Acts 432 Now the multitude of those who believed were of one heart and one soul; neither did anyone say that any of the things he possessed was his own, but they had all things in common. 33 And with great power the apostles gave witness to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus. And great grace was upon them all. 34 Nor was there anyone among them who lacked; for all who were possessors of lands or houses sold them, and brought the proceeds of the things that were sold, 35 and laid them at the apostles' feet; and they distributed to each as anyone had need. 36 And Joses, who was also named Barnabas by the apostles (which is translated Son of Encouragement), a Levite of the country of Cyprus, 37 having land, sold it, and brought the money and laid it at the apostles' feet.Galatians 2:9...and when James, Cephas (Peter), and John, who seemed to be pillars, perceived the grace that had been given to me, they gave me and Barnabas the right hand of fellowship, that we should go to the Gentiles and they to the circumcised (Jews).Acts 13:2As they ministered to the Lord and fasted, the Holy Spirit said, "Now separate to Me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them."Acts 14:14But when the apostles Barnabas and Paul heard this...
Acts 15:2Therefore, when Paul and Barnabas had no small dissension and dispute with them...Acts 15:39Then the contention became so sharp that they parted from one another. And so Barnabas took Mark and sailed to Cyprus...2 Timothy 4:11(Paul says) Only Luke is with me. Get Mark and bring him with you, for he is useful to me for ministry.
Acts 11:25Then Barnabas departed for Tarsus to seek Saul.Acts 9:27But Barnabas took him and brought him to the apostles. And he declared to them how he had seen the Lord on the road, and that He had spoken to him, and how he had preached boldly at Damascus in the name of Jesus.Acts 12:25And Barnabas and Saul returned from Jerusalem when they had fulfilled their ministry, and they also took with them John whose surname was Mark.Acts 15:39Then the contention became so sharp that they parted from one another. And so Barnabas took Mark and sailed to Cyprus;Colossians 4:10Aristarchus my fellow prisoner greets you, with Mark the cousin of Barnabas (about whom you received instructions: if he comes to you, welcome him),
Galatians 2:13And the rest of the Jews also played the hypocrite with him, so that even Barnabas was carried away with their hypocrisy.
I call you empowered 2 prosper with good success!