Dr Robert McIver explores the origin and meanings of the word save/heal.
Category: What in the Word
Moses chose the word create to describe how God made the world in Genesis 1:1, rendered bara (pronounced ba-RAH)1 in Hebrew. The verb occurs about 50 times in the Old Testament.
The title “Son of the Most High” (uios upsistou)—instead of being one of the most distinguished of the titles of Jesus—actually unites Him with His followers.
Reading the Word alone is not enough. We must have time for meditation on the Word of God.
Leviticus is a type of handbook which provides us with insights into the rituals of the sanctuary. Yet in spite of the detailed instructions, the only thing we are told that pleased God was the aroma of the burnt sacrifice. Is God really that fond of the smell of burning flesh and grain?
What are you afraid of? Some fears are minor irritants; others reduce lives to chaos.
Righteousness is an important concept in Paul’s letters in the New Testament.
Human love is a faint reflection of God’s love. So often human love is based on conditions, circumstances and expectations.
Ever been “caught napping”? The expression is more than 400 years old. By Shakespeare’s day it was being used to refer to someone who should have been ready for a situation but was caught unprepared.
Sin is central to the human condition, and a proper understanding of it is necessary to the solution offered by the Christian faith. But what is sin?