Tag: what in the word

What in the Word: Son of the Most High

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.

What in the Word: Meditate

Reading the Word alone is not enough. We must have time for meditation on the Word of God.

What in the Word: Aroma

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 in the Word: Fear

What are you afraid of? Some fears are minor irritants; others reduce lives to chaos.

What in the Word: Love

Human love is a faint reflection of God’s love. So often human love is based on conditions, circumstances and expectations.

What in the Word: keep watch/stay awake

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.

What in the Word: Sin

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? 

What in the Word: Peace

If you have been a Christian for many years, it is likely that you have encountered the word shalom frequently translated as “peace” in our English Bibles.

What in the Word: Fellowship

Koinonia, regularly translated as fellowship, is a word that has become quite significant in our time of lockdowns, social distancing and mask-wearing.

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