“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….