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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WORD Nerd Wednesday – Redemption

I’m honored to have Sarah Travis joining us this week for #WORDNerd Wednesday. She brings such a wealth of knowledge and experience! Give her a nice warm welcome, won’t you! Redemption — 1. the act of making something better or more acceptable, 2. the act of exchanging something for money, an award, etc. Redemption in Christianity — […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Glorification

I’m so excited to have Tara Hatton who shares insight on “Story of My Heart” … joining us today for #WORDNerdWednesday.   glory – from the greek word doxa (noun):  a seeming, an appearance.  In the NT, honour, glory of external conditions:  dignity, splendour, glory of an external appearance:  luster, brightness, dazzling light of internal character: […]

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