Revelation 3:18 (KJV) also calls believers to a business deal with God: "I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich; and white raiment, that thou mayest be clothed, and that the shame of thy nakedness do not appear; and anoint thine eyes with eyesalve
, that thou mayest see.
Drawing from the images of Revelation, Rudometkin appeals to his opponents within the Molokan community: "anoint your eyes with eyesalve
, take off the name and number of the beast, discard this science of the seven-headed ecumenical council, and place your feet with me onto the glassy sea.
One does not need spiritual eyesalve
to fear with Oliver Goldsmith that "Ill fares the [Jamaican] land .