Tools and resources you need to do a word study on the Greek word for wise, sophos.
What is All Saint’s Day?
What is All Saint’s Day? All Saints’ Day is a time to celebrate heroes of the faith from scripture, as well as prominent figures in the early church.
Tools and resources you need to do a word study on the Greek verb to receive, dechomai.
Who was Beelzebul?
Jews of New Testament times used ‘Beelzebul’ as a name for Satan, the prince of demons.
Tools and resources you need to do a word study on the Greek verb to end, complete or fulfill, teleó
Tools and resources you need to do a word study on the Greek word for reward, misthos.
Tools and resources you need to do a word study on the Greek word for worthy, axios.
What does it mean to “fear” God?
In biblical terms, the word “fear” does not usually focus on feelings of terror or fright. “Fear” is a motivating emotion. We use “fear” to determine what we will do in any given situation.
Sheep & Shepherd Imagery in Scripture
Metaphors about sheep and their shepherd have a rich background in the Old Testament that continues in the New Testament. Without a shepherd, sheep can easily end up hungry, lost and the victim of predators.
What is the nature of faith?
Some see faith as a settled issue, something we no longer have to think about once we pray the sinners prayer. Others see faith as a journey with trials and troubles along the way. The goal is to grow and persevere. Which approach we take influences how we interpret the Bible. (I take the second approach.)