( 1 Corinthians 12:28 ), the powers which fit a man for a place of influence in the church; "the steersman's art; the art of guiding aright the vessel of church or state."
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Governments". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".