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,
Frequently mentioned in Scripture. It is called in Hebrew “maphteah, i.e., the opener (Judg. 3:25); and in the Greek New” “Testament kleis, from its use in shutting (Matt. 16:19; Luke” “11:52; Rev. 1:18, etc.). Figures of ancient Egyptian keys are” “frequently found on the monuments, also of Assyrian locks and” “keys of wood, and of a large size (comp. Isa. 22:22).” “The word is used figuratively of power or authority or office (Isa. 22:22; Rev. 3:7; Rev. 1:8; comp. 9:1; 20:1; comp. also “Matt. 16:19; 18:18). The “key of knowledge” (Luke 11:52; comp.” Matt. 23:13) is the means of attaining the knowledge regarding “the kingdom of God. The “power of the keys” is a phrase in” general use to denote the extent of ecclesiastical authority.
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