καὶ δι’ αὐτοῦ ἀποκαταλλάξαι τὰ πάντα εἰς αὐτόν, εἰρηνοποιήσας διὰ τοῦ αἵματος τοῦ σταυροῦ αὐτοῦ, δι’ αὐτοῦ εἴτε τὰ ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς εἴτε τὰ ἐν τοῖς οὐρανοῖς
The earth and the heavens work here as two irreducible extremities that are in opposition between them until the crucifixion of Christ. The sense is that the crucifixion of Christ can unite these two extremities by working as a kind of bridge in the middle. This is strongly expected if the crucifixion happened precisely between earth and heaven. In the air.
It is equivalent to say that Trump has pacified North and South Korea between them "through himself". The presence of Trump in the Military Demarcation Line is strongly expected for him doing so.
As opposed to him being only in Seul, for example.
Discussion about the New Testament, apocrypha, gnostics, church fathers, Christian origins, historical Jesus or otherwise, etc.
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