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Acts 19:27
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... that not only this our craft is in danger to be set at nought; but also that the temple of the great goddess Diana should be despised, and her magnificence should be destroyed, whom all Asia and the world...
The Resurrection Of Christ
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... of the early church is quickly seen by scanning the book of Acts. (Note: Acts 2:22-36; 3:13-18; 4:10-12, 33; 5:29-32; 10:37-43; 13:27-37; 17:23, 30-32; 23:6; 24:14-16; 25:19; 26:68, 22-23; etc.) Similarly in the epistles, the resurrection is...
Revelation 2:1: Ephesus - Study Note
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the Aegean Sea, where the Apostle Paul had spent a long time (Acts 20:31). It was the location of the great temple of Artemis (or Diana—see Acts 19:27), considered one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, and a very immoral city. As the...
Christ Our Life
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... so that He is "not far from every one of us" (Acts 17:25, 27) this very moment. He now is "upholding all things by the word of his power" (Hebrews 1:3) so that even the atoms of our bodies would collapse into dust if He...
Acts 19:27: Diana - Study Note
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... Diana. Diana (same as Artemis) was not only the goddess of hunting, but was considered—at least in Asia and in many other places around the Graeco/Roman world—to be the “mother goddess” of all nature, much like Gaia,...
Ephesians 1:0: Introduction - Study Note
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as the record goes, Paul spent almost three years in Ephesus (Acts 18:18-21; 19), longer than any other place after he started his missionary ministries. A strong church was established there, and Timothy was eventually sent there by Paul as its...
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