the keys to the kingdom


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the keys to the kingdom

A resource that will give the possessor access to the most complete or profound knowledge or power possible in a given area or pursuit. A reference to Matthew 16:19, when Jesus said to Peter: "I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven; whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven." Whatever you do, don't lose this external hard drive with all of our accounts and passwords. Anyone who has it will have the keys to the kingdom! Whichever candidate reaches the most citizens at a fundamental, grassroots level will have the keys to the kingdom securely in hand.
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Host Tyra Banks was more than ready to hand her over the keys to the kingdom - literally.
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Whose sins you shall forgive will be forgiven them" (Jn 20:23), but to Peter alone the Lord said these words: "I will give you the keys to the kingdom of heaven.
When you've got someone doing agent communications, they hold the keys to the kingdom, because they are gonna know where are the flaws in your processes,'' Simmons said.
It's a lovely feeling for us that we can basically give him the keys to the kingdom, because we trust his judgement and we trust him to do what he thinks is right for the football club.
In 16: 13-20, Matthew's Jesus calls Peter the "Rock" on which he will build his church and gives Peter the keys to the kingdom of heaven, an authority that includes the power to bind and loose in the here and hereafter.
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