When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child; but when I became a man, I put away childish things. (1 Corinthians 13:11) What
For this reason I bow my knees to the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, from whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named, that He would grant you according to the riches
A form of godliness, but denying the power thereof… (2 Tim 3:5) Paul predicts that perilous times will come when “men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud blasphemers, disobedient to parents,
“(Heb. `ahalim), a fragrant wood (Num. 24:6; Ps. 45:8; Prov.” “7:17; Cant. 4:14), the Aquilaria agallochum of botanists, or, as” “some suppose, the costly gum or perfume extracted from the wood.” “It is found in China, Siam, and Northern India, and grows to the” height sometimes of 120 feet. This species is of great rarity “even in India. There is another and more common species, called” “by Indians aghil, whence Europeans have given it the name of” “Lignum aquile, or eagle-wood. Aloewood was used by the Egyptians” for embalming dead bodies. Nicodemus brought it (pounded aloe-wood) to embalm the body of Christ (John 19:39); but whether this was the same as that mentioned elsewhere is uncertain. “The bitter aloes of the apothecary is the dried juice of the leaves Aloe vulgaris.
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