Word Nerd Wednesday – Prophecy

Please give my friend, Tara Blake Hatton, from”Story of My Heart,” a warm welcome back to My Messy Desk.   Prophecy:  the gift of communicating and enforcing revealed truth from the Greek prophēteía from prophḗtēs, “prophet,” which is derived from pró, “before” and phēmí, “make clear, assert as a priority” what is clarified beforehand; prophecy which […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Precept

Today I’m excited to welcome back to My Messy Desk my MilSpouse Sister, Anji Budzinski! The English word “Precept” \ˈprē-ˌsept\ originated from a Latin word, praeceptum, which meant to accept before, as in receiving knowledge that thereafter guides behavior.  Praeceptum is derived from prae- + capere “to take”. A number of Hebrew and Greek words of the Holy Scriptures are translated […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Law

Please give a warm welcome to my dear friend Janna as she so eloquently tackles the law for us this week! Law A binding custom or practice of a community : A rule of conduct or action prescribed or formally recognized as binding or enforced by a controlling authority : The whole body of such […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Mosaic Covenant

Please welcome Adele-Alys Spil back to My Messy Desk. Today she brings us an in-depth look at the Mosaic Covenant. At the end, she asks a question… I’ll draw one name on May 10th from all those who attempt to answer it and send the winner a hand-made with love item straight from My Messy Desk! […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Gentile

My dear friend Hope rejoins us around My Messy Desk all the way from Germany! Hope expands on the discussion of God’s all encompassing salvation plan that Misty began last week with her description of the meaning of the Israelites and Jews. I know you’ll be blessed! Gentiles – nations; people groups (ethnic, from the Greek ethnos); […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Jew

Thrilled to welcome Misty Keith back to My Messy Desk to discuss what it means to be Jewish. Thanks for your great research on this, Misty! The word Jew is short for Jewish and is the name derived from the patriarch Judah, which was first given to those belonging to the tribe of Judah. Further […]

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