For The Oath’s Sake.
2-Peter_1-4: Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust
“And the king was sorry: nevertheless for the oath’s sake, and them which sat with him at meat, he commanded it to be given her.” Mathew 14:9
An oath is a solemn appeal to a deity or to some revered person or thing to witness one’s determination to speak the truth, to keep a promise etc.
You will notice from our text, Herod the king took an oath to give Herodias daughter who danced at his birthday whatever she asked for (v.7). Her mother who had a grudge against John the Baptist counselled the little girl and she unfortunately requested for the head of John the Baptist in a charger. This was because…
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