Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again [anew], he cannot see the kingdom of God.” (John 3:3) The Christian concept of being born again
Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage. – Galatians 5: 1 Several states in America have enacted a stand your
Therefore if the Son makes you free, you shall be free indeed. – John 8: 36. Apparently, the freedom which you get from Christ is like no other freedom. When Christ makes you free, you
“(1.) Heb. `asherah, properly a wooden image, or a pillar” “representing Ashtoreth, a sensual Canaanitish goddess, probably” usually set up in a grove (2 Kings 21:7; 23:4). In the Revised “Version the word “Asherah” (q.v.) is introduced as a proper” “noun, the name of the wooden symbol of a goddess, with the” plurals Asherim (Ex. 34:13) and Asheroth (Judg. 3:13). “The LXX. have rendered asherah in 2 Chr. 15:16 by “Astarte.” The Vulgate has done this also in Judg. 3:7. “(2.) Heb. `eshel (Gen. 21:33). In 1 Sam. 22:6 and 31:13 the “Authorized Version renders this word by “tree.” In all these” “passages the Revised Version renders by “tamarisk tree.” It has” “been identified with the Tamariscus orientalis, five species of” which are found in Palestine. “(3.) The Heb. word `elon, uniformly rendered in the Authorized “Version by “plain,” properly signifies a grove or plantation. In” “the Revised Version it is rendered, pl., “oaks” (Gen. 13:18;” 14:13; 18:1; 12:6; Deut. 11:30; Josh. 19:33). In the earliest times groves are mentioned in connection with religious worship. “The heathen consecrated groves to particular gods, and for this” reason they were forbidden to the Jews (Jer. 17:3; Ezek. 20:28).
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