I died; but I am now alive until the Ages of the Ages, and I have the keys of the gates of Death and of Hades!
Hence too He is able to save to the uttermost those who come to God through Him, seeing that He ever lives to plead for them.
And whenever the living creatures give glory and honor and thanks to Him who is seated on the throne, and lives until the Ages of the Ages,
The fifth angel blew his trumpet; and I saw a Star which had fallen from Heaven to the earth; and to him was given the key of the depths of the bottomless pit,
I will give you the keys of the Kingdom of the Heavens; and whatever you bind on earth shall remain bound in Heaven, and whatever you loose on earth shall remain loosed in Heaven."
He brightly reflects God's glory and is the exact representation of His being, and upholds the universe by His all-powerful word. After securing man's purification from sin He took His seat at the right hand of the Majesty on high,
simply fixing our gaze upon Jesus, our Prince Leader in the faith, who will also award us the prize. He, for the sake of the joy which lay before Him, patiently endured the cross, looking with contempt upon its shame, and afterwards seated Himself-- where He still sits--at the right hand of the throne of God.
"To the minister of the Church at Philadelphia write as follows: "'This is what the holy One and the true says--He who has the key of David--He who opens and no one shall shut, and shuts and no one shall open.
Yet a little while and the world will see me no more, but you will see me: because I live, you also shall live.
If we live, we live to the Lord: if we die, we die to the Lord. So whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord.
For the love of Christ overmasters us, the conclusion at which we have arrived being this--that One having died for all, His death was their death,
For though it is true that He was crucified through weakness, yet He now lives through the power of God. We also are weak, sharing His weakness, but with Him we shall be full of life to deal with you through the power of God.
I have been crucified with Christ, and it is no longer I that live, but Christ that lives in me; and the life which I now live in the body I live through faith in the Son of God who loved me and gave Himself up to death on my behalf.
and hold His office not in obedience to any temporary Law, but by virtue of an indestructible Life.
Then the four living creatures said "Amen," and the Elders fell down and worshipped.
Then I saw an angel coming down from Heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit, and upon his arm he carried a great chain.