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,
“The father-in-law of Herod Antipas, and king of Arabia Petraea.” His daughter returned to him on the occasion of her husband’s “entering into an adulterous alliance with Herodias, the wife of” “Herod-Philip, his half-brother (Luke 3:19, 20; Mark 6:17; Matt.” 14:3). This led to a war between Aretas and Herod Antipas. “Herod’s army was wholly destroyed (A.D. 36). Aretas, taking” advantage of the complications of the times on account of the “death of the Emperor Tiberius (A.D. 37), took possession of” Damascus (2 Cor. 11:32; comp. Acts 9:25). At this time Paul returned to Damascus from Arabia.
Definition of Aretas: “agreeable, virtuous”
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