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Wilson's Dictionary of Bible Types

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Luke 19:20 (b) This is a type of the preparations made by gifted Christians for keeping and preserving their gifts, instead of using them for the blessing of others. There are those who are well taught in the Scriptures. They listen well to sermons, but none of their talents and gifts are used for the blessing of others.

John 20:7 (b) Probably this is a picture of the separation that was to take place between CHRIST, the head of the Church, and His followers who constituted His Body. By this means the Saviour is telling that He was to leave this earth, leave the Christians behind, and ascend to His Father. The head was to be in Heaven, while the Church, which is His Body, was to remain on earth. Mary did not want Him to leave, and so she tried to hold Him here. For that reason the Lord forbade her to hold Him.


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Watson, Walter. Entry for 'Napkin'. Wilson's Dictoinary of Bible Types. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/wdt/n/napkin.html. 1957.

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Saturday, November 28th, 2020
the Week of Christ the King / Proper 29 / Ordinary 34
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