Bethlehem – Word Nerd Wednesday

For this week’s Word Nerd Wednesday, Donna digs deep into the rich history of Jesus’ birthplace, Bethlehem. Bethlehem  by Donna M.Z. Hoover The little town of Bethlehem or “House of Bread” (Hebrew – Bet Lehem) carries a weighty legacy laden with miracles, the birth of the Messiah, and a heinous murder spree. With a population […]

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Dove – Word Nerd Wednesday

For this week’s Word Nerd Wednesday post, Donna brings to light the biblical significance of another seemingly insignificant word–dove. Just as with the post on “Field,” you don’t want to miss how God elevates the seemingly common. ********* Dove by Donna M.Z. Hoover God has a way of exalting that which might be considered as […]

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Field – Word Nerd Wednesday

For this week’s Word Nerd Wednesday, AdeleAlys rejoins us to discuss the biblical significance of the word field. All too often we overlook or assume we know what common words or verses mean and miss the deeper impact. I love how she ties it all up and proves that no word in the Word is […]

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Boaz – Word Nerd Wednesday

Melissa rejoins us for this week’s Word Nerd Wednesday post on the final name we’re studying in the Book of Ruth–Boaz. Don’t miss the other two posts… Ruth and Naomi. BOAZ Today we get to the final name of this little series of posts from the Book of Ruth.  Boaz means “swiftness” or “strength is […]

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Ruth – Word Nerd Wednesday

This week Melissa continues with names from the Book of Ruth by studying the book’s namesake. Be sure to check out last week’s post on Naomi. RUTH Ruth means “friend”, and what a friend Naomi had in Ruth!   Her decision to show loyal love to Naomi and to trust in the Sovereign LORD is […]

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Naomi – Word Nerd Wednesday

Melissa’s encouraging study of Naomi for today’s Word Nerd Wednesday post provides us all a glimpse of God’s faithfulness throughout the ages, proving we can trust Him in our current crisis. Naomi Naomi: Pleasant, “my delight” In the book of Ruth, which occurred during the time of the Judges, Naomi was the wife of Elimelech, […]

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