Word Nerd Wednesday Glory

Word Nerd Wednesday – Glory

I’m excited to welcome back AdeleAlys Spil for this week’s installation of Word Nerd Wednesday with the word glory, as we continue our study on the Lord’s prayer. ********* Glory Defined Strongs H3519- Kabod=heavy properly- weight;  figuratively-splendor or copiousness Strongs Greek 1391- Doxa – from dokeo = to think describes renown- a thing that is […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday - Power

Word Nerd Wednesday – Power

With this week’s Word Nerd Wednesday post on power we enter into a portion of the Lord’s Prayer known as the doxology. Don’t worry, we’ll talk about that churchy word in a couple of weeks. You’ll note the first key word in this verse is kingdom, which echoes our earlier study of the same word […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday Evil

Word Nerd Wednesday – Evil

My dear friend AnnMarie joins us this week to tackle the next word in our ongoing Word Nerd Wednesday series on The Lord’s Prayer:  evil. “And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.” Matthew 6:13 ________________________________________________________________ Evil Defined Evil (Hebrew; ra’, n.): bad, disagreeable, unpleasant; giving pain, unhappiness, or misery Evil (Greek; […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Deliver

I’m excited to welcome Susan Mead back for this week’s installment of Word Nerd Wednesday as we continue our series on The Lord’s Prayer with this powerful word: deliver. ********* Deliver Defined We are familiar with the term deliver, as we open a mailbox in expectation of the mailman (or woman) doing their job – deliver […]

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Temptation

Word Nerd Wednesday – Temptation

I had the great pleasure of collaborating with Alynda Long to bring you this week’s Word Nerd Wednesday Post on temptation as part of our continuing series on The Lord’s Prayer. ********* Temptation Defined “And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.” Matthew 6:13 The Online Etymology Dictionary (1) has this to say about the word ‘temptation’: c. 1200, “act of enticing someone […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday Lead Brandi Rennemeyer

Word Nerd Wednesday – Lead

My friend Brandi Rennemeyer rejoins Word Nerd Wednesday this week with the word “lead” as we continue our series on The Lord’s Prayer ********* Lead. Leader. Leadership. All words that denote passage with someone towards something. The dictionary defines lead as “To cause a person or animal to go with by holding them by the […]

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