The Wonder of God’s Word

The wonder of God’s Word never ceases to amaze me. Though I’m hesitant to admit, I once considered it archaic and assumed it couldn’t possibly have any bearing on my life today, through the years God has shifted my perspective to see it as a gift I have come to treasure more and more.  ********* […]

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El Ro'i

Word Nerd Wednesday – El Ro’i

Katie Chew is back and diving deep into Hebrew for this week’s edition of Word Nerd Wednesday with a look at our next name for God – El Roi. ********* El Ro’i: The God Who Sees Meet Hagar. The maidservant of Sarai, she was given to Abram in order to bear him children when Sarai […]

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The Way We Wonder

The Way We Wonder

The way we wonder matters. It determines if we wander astray or are led in the narrow way. ********* Wondering This Side of Heaven As I’ve considered what it might mean for 2019 to be a year filled with wonder, I’ve honed in on four main ways we wonder…      *Asking questions      […]

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El Elyon Word Nerd Wednesday Liz Giertz

Word Nerd Wednesday – El Elyon

I love it when I get to research for these Word Nerd Wednesday posts and I have to say, studying El Elyon has challenged me in all the best ways. I hope to pass those on to you today! ********* “And Melchizedek king of Salem brought forth bread and wine. (He was the priest of […]

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2019 A Year of Wonder

2019: A Year of Wonder

I have hardly been able to contain my excitement over my #ONEWORD and vision for 2019: WONDER As with my previous words (invest, restore, and shine), this word came to me in the fall and then I started seeing and hearing it everywhere. Most recently in the new Mary Poppins movie. And each time it […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday Elohim

Word Nerd Wednesday – Elohim

The 2019 Word Nerd Wednesday list is made up entirely of names for and descriptions of God and Katie Chew kicks us off with Elohim. And her questions are right in line with the theme you’ll find here at My Messy Desk this year. ********* Elohim Defined “It is the reasonable conclusion that the meaning is […]

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