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 – Justification

justification – (Greek dikaiosis (dik-ah-yo-sis)) the act of justifying or state of being justified; to render just or innocent: free; righteous. justify – (Greek dikaioo (dik-ah-yo-o)) 1. to show or prove to be valid. 2. to declare free of blame: ABSOLVE. 3. To free (a person) from the penalty attached to grievous sin. – Used […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Salvation

salvation – (soteria) 1.a. Preservation or deliverance from danger, evil, or difficulty. b. A source, means, or cause of such salvation. 2. Deliverance from the power or penalty of sin: REDEMPTION. The Old Testament is full of stories of God’s physical salvation or deliverance of His people:  *He saved  Noah from the flood. (Genesis 6-8 […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Epiphany

Welcome to this week’s edition of Word Nerd Wednesday where I’ll be demystifying a church observance – Epiphany. Have you experienced a personal epiphany? ********* Epiphany (Greek – epiphaneia, appearance) to manifest; to show. 1. a Christian festival held on January 6th to celebrate the manifestation of the divine nature of Christ to the Gentiles […]

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