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Acts 19:27
... 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
... 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
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
... 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
... 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
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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