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,
I fed you with milk and not with solid food; for until now you were not able to receive it, and even now you are still not able. (1 Cor 3:2) The church in Corinth
Storms of sand and dust sometimes overtake Eastern travellers. “They are very dreadful, many perishing under them. Jehovah” “threatens to bring on the land of Israel, as a punishment for” “forsaking him, a rain of “powder and dust” (Deut. 28:24).” “To cast dust on the head was a sign of mourning (Josh. 7:6); and “to sit in dust, of extreme affliction (Isa. 47:1). “Dust” is” “used to denote the grave (Job 7:21). “To shake off the dust from” “one’s feet” against another is to renounce all future” “intercourse with him (Matt. 10:14; Acts 13:51). To “lick the” “dust” is a sign of abject submission (Ps. 72:9); and to throw” dust at one is a sign of abhorrence (2 Sam. 16:13; comp. Acts 22:23).
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