These churches were symbolized in the Scriptures as candlesticks, and on certain conditions there was a sort of implied promise that Smyrna should be endowed with a "crown of life." She was to "be faithful unto death"--those were the terms.
No crown of life is promised to the town of Smyrna and its commerce, but to the handful of Christians who formed its "church." If they were "faithful unto death," they have their crown now--but no amount of faithfulness and legal shrewdness combined could legitimately drag the city into a participation in the promises of the prophecy.
They would coolly skip over our age of the world, and say: "Smyrna was not faithful unto death, and so her crown of life was denied her; Ephesus repented, and lo!
If her crown of life had been an insurance policy, she would have had an opportunity to collect on it the first time she fell.
It is not good judgment to fit a crown of life upon a city which has been destroyed six times.
They clothed her with heavenly garments: on her head they put a fine, well-wrought crown of
gold, and in her pierced ears they hung ornaments of orichalc and precious gold, and adorned her with golden necklaces over her soft neck and snow-white breasts, jewels which the gold- filleted Hours wear themselves whenever they go to their father's house to join the lovely dances of the gods.
On a throne hung with clouds sat the Frost-King; a crown of
crystals bound his white locks, and a dark mantle wrought with delicate frost-work was folded over his cold breast.
Synopsis: The Crown of
Thorns held in the Notre Dame Cathedral is a fake.
By taking research sites in three FMU, namely Madiun, Saradan and Ngawi, this study objective is to model the crown shape development, especially the volume of lighted crown section and total crown of
some site quality class at age of 6 to 12 years.
Ticket sales to the crown of
the statue of Liberty re-opened on Saturday allowing visitors to make telephone and internet reservations.
The crown of
the 1931 Swansea National Urdd Eisteddfod will also be exhibited on the Ysgol Gyfun y Strade stall (number 75) on the maes tomorrow.
Each spring, racehorse owners eagerly await the greatest racing competitions: The Triple Crown of