Revelation 1:18 and the God of Death who Holds Its Keys

“I was dead, but look, now I am alive—forever and ever—and I hold the keys of death and of Hades!” (Rev 1:18)

Steve Hays writes,

“There’s probably a connotation to this verse that’s lost on modern readers. We think of “death” as an abstract term for the cessation of life. The physical condition of the decedent. A corpse–which undergoes rapid disintegration. And that’s it.”  READ MORE….

 

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