Word Nerd Wednesday – Jireh

I’m excited to have Lori back for this week’s Word Nerd Wednesday to talk about Jehovah Jireh. Jehovah Jireh: The God Who Sees and Provides “So Abraham called the name of that place, ‘The Lord will provide’; as it is said to this day, ‘On the mount of the Lord it shall be provided’.” (Genesis 22:14) In recent years, most […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Yahweh Shammah

I’m excited to have Adele-Alys back for this week’s edition of Word Nerd Wednesday as she discusses what it means when God’s Word refers to Him as Yahweh Shammah.  ” The city shall be 18,000 cubits round about; and the name of the city from that day shall be, ‘ Yahweh Shammah- The Lord is there.’” Ezekiel 48:35 Yahweh Shammah  Appears only once in the […]

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El Ro'i

Word Nerd Wednesday – El Ro’i

Katie Chew is back and diving deep into Hebrew for this week’s edition of Word Nerd Wednesday with a look at our next name for God – El Roi. ********* El Ro’i: The God Who Sees Meet Hagar. The maidservant of Sarai, she was given to Abram in order to bear him children when Sarai […]

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El Elyon Word Nerd Wednesday Liz Giertz

Word Nerd Wednesday – El Elyon

I love it when I get to research for these Word Nerd Wednesday posts and I have to say, studying El Elyon has challenged me in all the best ways. I hope to pass those on to you today! ********* “And Melchizedek king of Salem brought forth bread and wine. (He was the priest of […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday Elohim

Word Nerd Wednesday – Elohim

The 2019 Word Nerd Wednesday list is made up entirely of names for and descriptions of God and Katie Chew kicks us off with Elohim. And her questions are right in line with the theme you’ll find here at My Messy Desk this year. ********* Elohim Defined “It is the reasonable conclusion that the meaning is […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday Missionary Kelsey Remmelts

Word Nerd Wednesday – Missionary

After her great work last month on what it means to exalt, I’m excited to share Kelsey’s Word Nerd Wednesday post on being a missionary this week! ********* Missionary Defined noun, plural mis·sion·ar·ies. Also mis·sion·er. a person sent by a church into an area to carry on evangelism or other activities, as educational or hospital work. a person strongly in favor of a program, set of principles, etc., who attempts to persuade or convert others. a person who is sent on a mission.** Commissioned as a Missionary In today’s world, one might think of a missionary is one who […]

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