Adiaphora Rachel Britton Word Nerd Wednesday

Word Nerd Wednesday – Adiaphora

My fellow blogger, Rachel Britton, joins us for this week’s Word Nerd Wednesday with a word that doesn’t even appear in the Word, yet has significant applications for the way we celebrate our salvation – adiaphora. ********* Adiaphora The word adiaphora is definitely not a word we use in everyday language. Nor is it a […]

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Apostasy

Word Nerd Wednesday – Apostasy

My dear friend and very talented designer, Kate DiZio joins us for this week’s Word Nerd Wednesday with a strong warning about the dangers of turning away from Christian doctrine and conduct or “apostasy.” ********* Apostasy Defined Apostasy [N] a·pos·ta·sy  (əˈpästəsē) noun The abandonment or renunciation of a religious or political belief. A falling away. Apostasy […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Corban

I’m excited to share Kelly Baker’s wise words with you for this week’s Word Nerd Wednesday post on a word you might not have noticed in the Bible – Corban. Her ministry leads women to thrive in Christ. ********* What the Bible Says About Corban Have you ever heard of the term corban from the Bible before? […]

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Self-Control Alisa Nicaud Word Nerd Wednesday

Word Nerd Wednesday – Self Control

My blogging buddy Alisa Nicaud joins us today for this week’s Word Nerd Wednesday post which is the last in the Fruit of the Spirit series: Self Control. ********* What is Self Control? World definition (Google): the ability to control oneself. Biblical definition (Vine’s Expository): controlling the power of the will under the operation of […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday Gentleness

Word Nerd Wednesday – Gentleness

Jamie Lathe joins us for this week’s Word Nerd Wednesday post as we continue our study of fruit of the Spirit with gentleness. ********* Gentleness Defined Gentleness (Gr. praytes) acquiescence to authority and consideration of others  “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. Against such […]

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Faithfulness

Word Nerd Wednesday – Faithfulness

Please give Jenni Norsworthy a warm welcome as she shares about the next fruit of the Spirit, faithfulness, in this week’s edition of Word Nerd Wednesday. ********* FAITHFULNESS Defined The word “faithful/faithfulness” in Hebrew is the word emunah which is used throughout Scripture to communicate firmness, steadfastness, and fidelity. It comes from the root word […]

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