Metanoia/Metanoeo/Metamelomai (Repentance/I repent)

Metanoia/Metanoeo/Metamelomai (Repentance/I repent)

This weeks Word Wealth is a triple play looking at repenance, which is the core of the Christian Life… metanoia (repentance) Original Word: μετάνοια, ας, ἡ Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: metanoia Phonetic Spelling: (met-an’-oy-ah) Short Definition: repentance, a change of mind Definition: repentance, a change of mind, change in the inner man.   Here is the verb form: metanoeó: …

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On Choosing NLT

On Choosing NLT

Over the last couple years, I have made overtures to change the main translation that I use, and, after talking with several readers of this site, and consulting with my pastor, I have chosen to post all Scripture from the NLT, moving forward. We came to this conclusion for a few reasons: Translated into the …

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God Confirms His Covenant

God Confirms His Covenant

Genesis 9:1-17 (NLT) 9 Then God blessed Noah and his sons and told them, “Be fruitful and multiply. Fill the earth. 2 All the animals of the earth, all the birds of the sky, all the small animals that scurry along the ground, and all the fish in the sea will look on you with fear and terror. …

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The Inductive Three

The Inductive Three

First up in our series on Methodologies of Bible Study are what I call the Inductive Three. These are the three questions at the heart of Inductive Study and indeed, are foundational to expository teaching. They are: What does it say? What does it mean? What do I need to do about it (Sometimes phrased …

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Sin, Destruction and Recreation (Story of Noah) Genesis 6-8

Sin, Destruction and Recreation (Story of Noah) Genesis 6-8

Increasing Corruption on Earth 6 When man began to multiply on the face of the land and daughters were born to them, 2 the sons of God saw that the daughters of man were attractive. And they took as their wives any they chose. 3 Then the Lord said, “My Spirit shall not abide in[a] man forever, for …

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NLT Select Reference Bible

NLT Select Reference Bible

This review was from 2015 but was “lost” as a result of a server failure. It has been recovered and is being shared again for your enjoyment.     NLT Select Reference Bible Review On a recent trip to the Philippines, I was invited to take another look at the NLT. While there, the opportunity …

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Word Wealth: Sanctification

Word Wealth: Sanctification

This week’s Word Wealth is Sanctification hagiazó: to make holy, consecrate, sanctify Original Word: ἁγιάζω Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: hagiazó Phonetic Spelling: (hag-ee-ad’-zo) Short Definition: I make holy, sanctify Definition: I make holy, treat as holy, set apart as holy, sanctify, hallow, purify. Thayer teaches us that sancification is to purify internally by reformation …

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Final Judgement Begins

Final Judgement Begins

Revelation 14 14:1 the Lamb. Our focus quickly shifts back to Jesus, who is the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world. Mount Zion. The city of Jerusalem, where Messiah will return and plant His feet (Psalm 2; 48:1, 2; Isaiah 24:23). In this passage, though, we are probably looking forward …

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