Word Nerd Wednesday – Test

My dear friend and fellow Army Veteran, Ann Marie Ash, joins us today around My Messy Desk to discuss the word Test. It’s a tough topic, but one that we all face, yet seldom recognize. I pray you’ll be blessed by her thorough study!   Test (Hebrew; bahan, v.): to test, try, probe, examine; to […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Tempt

This week’s word is brought to you by Sarah Travis all the way from Scotland! She is on holiday there visiting family, but I’m so thankful for her faithful dedication to Word Nerd Wednesday, and the wisdom she shares with us today! Temptation (Greek; n. peirasmos – pi-ras-mos’): an experiment, a trial, temptation “No temptation […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Faith

Please give my sweet friend Misty Keith back to My Messy Desk for this week’s great word! We use this one all. the. time. So, it’s a good idea to know exactly what we’re talking about! The word “faith” in Hebrew, the language of the Old Testament, has no less than five word translations. Some […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Talents

Please give a warm welcome to my dear friend, Kate DiZio, today as she discusses the original meaning of the word talents and how that should shape the way we use what we’ve been given. It is a fascinating way to look at things! Talent (Greek; n. talanton — tal’-an-ton ): Originally “a balance,” then, […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Abide

Please give my friend and fellow Military Spouse, Anji Budzinski, a warm welcome to My Messy Desk as she shares about this important word… Abide. ABIDE:  Middle English, from Old English before 1000 AD = (abidan, gebidan), pronounced: (ābīdan, ġe-bīdan) = remain, wait, delay, remain behind, to conform to, to acquiesce in, enduring, continuing, compliance, residence. Old […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Gospel

It is such an honor to welcome my dear friend Hope Meaux back to My Messy Desk as she hones in on a word we hear all the time! She has done a dynamite job of cross-referencing other words we have studied to date to give you a comprehensive look at the word gospel. I hope […]

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