Hebrew Word of the Week: B’rachach

Hebrew Word of the Week: B’rachach

Word of the Week B'rachah Hebrew What does it mean when the Bible says that God blessed someone? That word is בְּרַכָה, pronounced b’ra-chah. “Zachar vun’kevah b’ra’am vayevarekh atem vayikra et shemam adam beyom hibaram — Male and female...
You Are God’s Best Friend

You Are God’s Best Friend

You Are God’s Best Friend The loneliest place in all the world is where you are right now, if you have no special friend. A best friend is someone with whom you can be perfectly at ease and who hears you and knows you fully without judging you.   Who is that for...
Resurrection of Jesus: What Is It All About?

Resurrection of Jesus: What Is It All About?

Was Jesus truly resurrected from the dead, and does it really matter? The case for Christ’s resurrection is not based merely on an empty tomb. Does Jesus’ resurrection—real or hoax—really matter? “If Jesus has not been raised, then our faith is...
God’s Search and Rescue Team

God’s Search and Rescue Team

God’s Search and Rescue Team What do you think of when you hear the term “spiritual warfare?” Do you imagine Buffy the Vampire Slayer using martial arts to injure and maim evil spirits? Or do you picture Elisha  praying that God would open his servant’s eyes?...
Hebrew Word of the Week: Tikvah

Hebrew Word of the Week: Tikvah

Word of the Week Tikvah   Hebrew We’ve studied love and faith, so this week we’re looking at another very important word in the character of a Christ-follower: hope. “We wait [expectantly] for the Lord; He is our help and our shield. For in Him our heart...