El Shaddai – Word Nerd Wednesday

El Shaddai is this week’s name for God in our Word Nerd Wednesday series. Patricia Willoughby helps us understand what it means that God is our Lord Almighty! El Shaddai The Lord God Almighty God appeared to Abram in Genesis 17 and said to Abram, “I am God Almighty,” which in Hebrew is El Shaddai. […]

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Ma’Ozi – Word Nerd Wednesday

In this week’s Word Nerd Wednesday post, Adele-Alys shares what it means when we call Ma’Ozi – God our strength. MA’OZ- Stronghold  H4581 mâʻôwz, maw-oze’; (also מָעוּז mâʻûwz ) from the root words H5810 and H5797 1) A Stronghold Can Be A Good Thing At the risk of showing my “church girl roots”, I would […]

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Machsi – Word Nerd Wednesday

In this week’s Word Nerd Wednesday, Sherry Stahl shares with us what a privilege it is that we can call on the Name of the Lord, Machsi, our Refuge. Jehovah Machsi—The Lord My Refuge This week’s Word Nerd Wednesday word evokes a deep sense of safety, security and love.  In this world of unknowns, constant […]

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HaShophet – Word Nerd Wednesday

As we study the names of God each Word Nerd Wednesday this year, I’m struck by the variety of ways His Word describes His character. Admittedly, some are more palatable than others… Love. Peace. Righteous. Provider. Healer. Redeemer.  But what about Judge?  If I’m honest, this aspect of God’s character tastes a little bitter in […]

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Kabodhi – Word Nerd Wednesday

In this week’s Word Nerd Wednesday, Elisabeth Warner shares with us what it means that God is our Kabodhi. Kabodhi Biblical Reference Psalm 3:3 But you, Lord, are a shield around me,     my glory (כְּ֝בוֹדִ֗י), the One who lifts my head high. Dictionary Definition glory /glɔr i,/ very great praise, honor, or distinction bestowed […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday – HaMelech

For this week’s edition of Word Nerd Wednesday, Lois McKiernan, from www.WhereTruthLives.com, shares with us what it means that God is our HaMelech. “With trumpets and the sound of the horn Shout joyfully before the King, the Lord.” Psalm 98:6 This name of our God tells us something majestic: He reigns!  He is HaMelech – The […]

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