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
“Fountain of the treaders; i.e., “foot-fountain;” also called the” “fullers’ fountain, because fullers here trod the clothes in” “water. It has been identified with the “fountain of the virgin” “(q.v.), the modern `Ain Ummel-Daraj. Others identify it, with” “perhaps some probability, with the Bir Eyub, to the south of the” “Pool of Siloam, and below the junction of the valleys of Kidron” and Hinnom. (See FOUNTAIN.) “It was at this fountain that Jonathan and Ahimaaz lay hid after the flight of David (2 Sam. 17:17); and here also Adonijah held the feast when he aspired to the throne of his father (1 Kings 1:9). “The Bir Eyub, or “Joab’s well,” “is a singular work of ancient enterprise. The shaft sunk through the solid rock in the bed of the Kidron is 125 feet deep…The water is pure and entirely “sweet, quite different from that of Siloam; which proves that” “there is no connection between them.” Thomson’s Land and the” Book.
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