Tag Archives: Greek

Bring Them Up in the Training and Admonition of the Lord

“And you, fathers, do not provoke your children to wrath, but bring them up in the training and admonition of the Lord.” – Eph. 6:4 “Bring them up” = ektréphō – feed. “Training” = paideía – instruction to reach maturity. “Admonition” = nouthesía – … Continue reading

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Straining at Rowing

I took Mary kayaking this weekend. Typical of a 2-year old, she wanted to “do it myself!” Needless to say, we didn’t get very far and she ended up pretty frustrated. Truth be told, she was a hot mess and I apologize to … Continue reading

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Spiritual Gifts; Let Us Use Them!

Parents love to give their kids gifts, don’t we? We also love it when they actually use them! We are all given spiritual gifts from our Heavenly Father. We will all stand in judgement to give account of how we … Continue reading

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Like a Dog Licking Its Master’s Hand

Jesus commanded us to: Worship the Lord your God, & serve Him only. – Matt. 4:10 In 60 of the 91 occurrences of “worship” in the NT, it is the Greek word proskuneo. It means “to kiss, like a dog licking … Continue reading

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Your Sins Have Been FIRED!

Let’s say someone comes up to you, removes your coat, and sends it away. Would you say you still had your coat? No. It was removed. It was sent away. Literally, the coat is no longer here. Jesus takes our … Continue reading

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Be Good-different, Not Bad-different

Doing the legwork for a series on the Holy Spirit, I started by looking up what “holy” & “Spirit” even mean in the first place. (That is just the way my brain works.) Well, I didn’t get very far before I was floored by … Continue reading

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Short and Tweet

How to know you are in Seminary: you wake up and realize you spent all night exegeting Philippians 2:1-11 in your sleep #Jesus #Seminary http://ift.tt/18OO5Os

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