Barnabas deserves a spot with other noted New Testament saints—a disciple of Jesus on the level with Paul, John, Peter, and James. Each generation in the ongoing march of the church needs more saints like Barnabas—people who give generously, and encourage others to persevere in the faith.
Solomon, the wisest man who ever lived, spent a great amount of time hunting for happiness. He sought it in luxury, knowledge, wine, and lust but he couldn't find it because it wasn't there. Finally he realized that the only place happiness can be found is in the Lord.