Word Nerd Wednesday – Beatitudes

I’m excited to have my friend Misty Keith back again sharing what God is teaching her about the Beatitudes for this week’s Word Nerd Wednesday. ********* Beatitudes for Believers Have you ever noticed something being repeated or showing up again at different times in your life? You then stop, take note, and put it all […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Tabernacle

 My dear friend Hope joins us again for this week’s Word Nerd Wednesday and I just know you’re going to learn so much from her thorough research on a word we might tend to overlook as being a simple tent – Tabernacle. ********* mishkan (n. Hebrew) dwelling place, tent      from shakan or shaken […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Temple

I’m excited to welcome Misty Keith back to My Messy Desk to teach us all about the temple – what it meant to the Israelites and what it means to modern day Christians. ********* The word “temple” has several different meanings and all are worthy definitions for exploring. In context and how the word is […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Ark of The Covenant

I’m excited to welcome back my friend AdeleAlys again this week to chat about the Ark of the Covenant. I think you’re going to love her in depth look at its construction! ********* The Ark of the Covenant Ark ​- aron kodesh -​ literally means Holy Cabinet or Holy Chest Known as the Ark of […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Perish

I’m excited to welcome AdelAlys back at My Messy Desk this week for Word Nerd Wednesday as she discusses this word that sounds scary, but shouldn’t be for believers. ********* Word Origin for PERISH mid-13c., from  Old French perir “perish, be lost, be shipwrecked” (12c.), from Latin perire literally “to go through,” from per- “through, […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Repentance

I’m excited to introduce you to my new blogging buddy, Donna! I really think you’re going to appreciate how she redeems this often misunderstood word – repentance. ********* Resistance to Repentance I knew that my resistance to that moment of surrender was futile. I had long before professed my faith in Jesus Christ, but it was […]

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