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I Am Barnabas

Human desire is quick to believe that when God wants to use you to change the world, He’ll do so by putting you on a great platform where everyone will see you, adore you, admire and “love” you. Fortunately, God in His great and supreme wisdom, doesn’t always let it go this way. He may call you to impact the life of one person, who will in turn impact the life of hundreds, thousands or millions in their lifetime. This way, you would have changed the world forever, but still remain an unknown. This is not a bad thing. It’s a place of humility. This was the case with Barnabas. Barnabas, after much prayer, was selected by the Holy Spirit, along with Paul, to become partners in ministry. Along the way, John Mark, a relative of Barnabas who’d been with them but absconded, later came back. Paul wasn’t convinced that they should carry John along any longer. But Barnabas, being an older Christian (with a better understanding of grace) and a man with more patience, …