Hebrew WOW!  זכור!

Hebrew WOW! זכור!

Word of the Week Zachor! Hebrew This verb occurs 252 times in the Bible. זָכַר 1 Corinthians 11:24-25: “and when he had given thanks, he broke it and said, ‘This is my body, which is for you; do this in remembrance of me.’ In the same way, after...
UIOF Week 16: Listen Up!

UIOF Week 16: Listen Up!

How to win friends & influence people There’s an old proverb that goes: A wise old owl sat in an oak; the more he saw, the less he spoke. The less he spoke, the more he heard. Lord, make me like that wise old bird!” Dale Carnegie knew that he could...
Upward, Inward, Outward, Forward: Cooperate

Upward, Inward, Outward, Forward: Cooperate

A Team Effort W hat feelings come when you think about evangelism? Fear? Anxiety? Intimidation? When someone mentions sharing your faith, do you feel unbearable pressure, as though your actions will make the difference in a person’s eternal destiny? If this is...
Ezrah—An “Help Meet” for Adam

Ezrah—An “Help Meet” for Adam

Word of the Week Ezrah Hebrew Let’s take a look at an often mistranslated word. Ezrah looks like this: עֶזתָה “And the Lord God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him.” Genesis 2:18 Understanding the...
Upward, Inward, Outward, Forward: Serve

Upward, Inward, Outward, Forward: Serve

Believer as Servant W hen Jesus came, it wasn’t as a political ruler who told people what to do. Instead, He humbled Himself and because a servant to all to demonstrate how God had designed people to live. He left all His rights and privileges behind and served...
Hebrew Word of the Week: Shema

Hebrew Word of the Week: Shema

Word of the Week Shema Hebrew Today’s Hebrew contains one of the most sacred words in the language: שָׁמַע “Hear, O Israel, the Lord is thy God, the Lord alone.” Deuteronomy 6:4 In the ancient book of Deuteronomy, Moses tells the people to understand this...
How to Know God

How to Know God

Are you certain you know God? Belief and faith are extremely important in our life in God, but perhaps there is a deeper understanding to be had in order to know Him. What does it mean “to know” the Lord? Belief that everyone who believes may have eternal...
UIOF: Week Thirteen-Praying for Relationship

UIOF: Week Thirteen-Praying for Relationship

praying for relationship H ow did Jesus “do evangelism”? Most Christians who consider evangelization think of it as “doing something” to someone else. It’s not something most people look forward to, but in reality, we are being...
Hebrew Word of the Week: Hebrew

Hebrew Word of the Week: Hebrew

Hebrew Word of the Week: עִברִית Did you ever wonder what the original language was? Many scholars believe it was Hebrew. I agree that it may have been so, and in this post, I’m going to tell you why. But first, let’s look at the word Hebrew in Hebrew....
Hebrew Word of the Week: Pray

Hebrew Word of the Week: Pray

Word of the Week Mefalel Hebrew This week, I want to take a look the verb meaning “pray” in Hebrew. It looks like this: מְפַלֵּל “Yih’yeh zeh mam’niy sheaniy tzariykh’ l’haf’siyk l’hit’palel...