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,
“Practised by the Ishmaelites (Gen. 16:12), the Chaldeans and” “Sabeans (Job 1:15, 17), and the men of Shechem (Judg. 9:25. See” also 1 Sam. 27:6-10; 30; Hos. 4:2; 6:9). Robbers infested Judea “in our Lord’s time (Luke 10:30; John 18:40; Acts 5:36, 37;” “21:38; 2 Cor. 11:26). The words of the Authorized Version,” “counted it not robbery to be equal, etc. (Phil. 2:6, 7), are” “better rendered in the Revised Version, “counted it not a prize” “to be on an equality,” etc., i.e., “did not look upon equality” “with God as a prize which must not slip from his grasp” = “did” not cling with avidity to the prerogatives of his divine “majesty; did not ambitiously display his equality with God.” “Robbers of churches should be rendered, as in the Revised “Version, “of temples.” In the temple at Ephesus there was a” “great treasure-chamber, and as all that was laid up there was” “under the guardianship of the goddess Diana, to steal from such” a place would be sacrilege (Acts 19:37).
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