Month: September 2013

  • Word Study – “Sick”

    Word Study – “Sick”

    Grasping God’s Word – Assignment 9-5 13 Is anyone among you in trouble? Let them pray. Is anyone happy? Let them sing songs of praise. 14 Is anyone among you ill? Let them call the elders of the church to pray over them and anoint them with oil in the name of the Lord. 15 And the prayer offered in […]

  • Living on the edge of heaven

    Living on the edge of heaven

    I have a dear friend and I’ve benefited from his wisdom, prayers and friendship for nearly 25 years now.  He suffers from a life threatening condition that could send him home at any time – he has already lived well beyond the expected life span of people with it. I called over to him  yesterday. […]

  • Word Study – Trials

    Word Study – Trials

    Grasping God’s Word – Assignment 9-4 2              Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, 3              knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. 4              And let endurance have its perfect result, so that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing. (James 1:2-4 (NAS), compare Romans 5:3-5) The Greek […]

  • Word Study OT – Meditate

    Word Study OT – Meditate

    Word Study – The word translated “Meditate” in Josh 1:8 Grasping God’s Word Assignment 9-3 Strong’s number: 1897. The Hebrew Word transliterated “Hagah” is used 24 times in the OT. The New American Standard (NAS) translates it as: declare (1 time): Psalm 35:28 devise (2 times):  Psalm 38:12,  Proverbs 24:2 devising (1 time): Psalm 2:1 growls (1 time): Isaiah […]

  • Word Study – “Worry”

    Word Study – “Worry”

    Based on Grasping God’s Word Assignment 9-2 What is the Greek word μεριμναο translated “worry” in Matthew 6:25? Strong’s Number: 3309 Greek transliterated word for 3309: merimnao Used in the NT 19 times. New American Standard (NAS) Word Usage – Total: 19 (Taken from Bible Study Tools website, 2013).  The NAS translates the Greek word μεριμναο transliterated merimnao into the following […]