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Barnabas: The Son of Encouragement

What name would you be given?

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His name was Joses — but nobody remembers him by that name.

Everyone remembers Joses as Barnabas, the name the apostles gave him (Acts 4:36). Barnabas means “Son of Encouragement.” Barnabas was built up and strengthened others — including the apostle Paul.



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