It’s easy to take words like ‘faith’ for granted, but what did it mean to the writers of the Bible? And what does this ancient understanding have to do with our lives today? I love mining God’s word for treasure, and uncovering the many layers of meaning in Hebrew words. Here are a few of my favorite glimpses into Ancient Hebrew language and culture to help you connect with God today.
Here’s one of the Hebrew words for faith and faithfulness. They share the same root word, but differ in important ways:
Don’t Have Faith. Do this Instead
Escaping the Snare of Faithfulness
This is the Hebrew word that’s at the core of my mission:
I Will Share this Message as long as I Live
Here’s one of the Hebrew words we translate as ‘blessed’ you can read about it here:
Is this the Blessing You Expected?
Stretched to Be a Blessing
Here’s the Hebrew word for ‘one’ or ‘oneness’. It’s so central to God’s character, and so missing in most of our lives:
One Can Cure your Cravings, Save your Sanity, and Transform your Life
Here’s a surprising look at the Hebrew word for “glory”:
How You Think of God’s Glory is about to Change Forever
This is one of the Hebrew words for ‘hope’, and a look at how the word itself reminds us to hold on:
Is God Asking You to Let Go?
The times that feel like a waste may be anything but, and this surprising word study reveals why:
Making Sense of the Wasteland
The first in a series about what God’s voice is and does, and a fresh look at the Ancient Hebrew word for “voice”.
God’s-Hand Sandwich, Uncertainty Bread
Here’s a very personal look at the power of God’s voice, and the meaning of the word “powerful”.
Why Are We Playing Fetch in a Minefield?
Here’s a brief study on the Hebrew word for “majesty”, and the surprising truth it reveals about God’s voice:
A Majestic Voice and an Open Door