Word Nerd Wednesday – Crucify

Please welcome my dear She Speaks friend to My Messy Desk. Janna is tackling a tough topic today, but it’s one that will prepare our hearts to hear the Easter message in full.   Crucify VERB 1) put (someone) to death by nailing or binding them to a cross, especially as an ancient punishment: synonyms: nail to […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Mercy

I am thrilled that Misty Keith is becoming quite the regular around My Messy Desk! Show her some love as she tackles another tough word in this week’s edition of WORD Nerd Wednesday!   In the Old Testament and pronounced in Hebrew, mercy is chanan (khä·nan’). It is also pronounced the same in Aramaic. Please note […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Grace

Welcome my dear friend Misty Keith back to My Messy Desk for this week’s edition of #WORDNerdWednesday! Old Testament Hebrew for grace- The English equivalent of the word grace in the Old Testament Hebrew is chen, which is pronounced khān. The grace of God in Hebrew is chesed which means deliverance from enemies, affliction, and […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Sacrifice

Please welcome AdeleAlys from Mathews, North Carolina to My Messy Desk for this week’s edition of #WORDNerdWednesday. She brings a wealth of knowledge and a new perspective to the table. Please give her loads of encouragment as she begins her blogging journey next Month! from Latin “sacra” – holy/sacred  &  “facio” – to make/to do […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Propitiation

I’m so excited today to be joined at My Messy Desk by a fellow Military Spouse (but for the other service), Anji Budzynski. Meeting her at SheSpeaks last year was like bumping into an old friend. Let’s welcome her warmly! Propitiation (pro pish ē ā shun) –  to make (someone) pleased or less angry by giving or […]

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WORD Nerd Wednesday – Reconciliation

Today my dear friend and inspiring bible scholar, Hope Meaux, is joining us with an in-depth study on reconciliation. This is her very first blog, but I sure wish she would make it a habit, so let’s show her some love!   Reconcile – to put an end to hostility Reconciliation – restoration to friendly relations; […]

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