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BIBLICAL WORD OF THE DAY: Apologetics: (Gr. apologia)

Apologetics: (Gr. apologia) The term literally means “to defend” and is used in the biblical sense to refer to ones who defend the Christian faith, the Bible, and God in speech or in written form. The Christian apologist attempts to... Continue Reading →

BIBLICAL WORD OF THE DAY: Antichrist: (Gr. antichristos)

Antichrist: (Gr. antichristos) The term “Antichrist,” occurs in the NT five times. From those five times, we gather this entity is “against” (i.e. denies Christ) or “instead of” (i.e., false Christs) Jesus Christ. There are many antichrists that began back... Continue Reading →

BIBLICAL WORD OF THE DAY: Anoint: (Heb. māšǎḥ Gr. chriō)

Anoint: (Heb. māšǎḥ Gr. chriō) In the Hebrew OT, the word meant to anoint, smear, rub an object or person (a prophet, priest, or king) with a liquid, which symbolized a dedication or consecration for a special service. In the... Continue Reading →

BIBLICAL WORD OF THE DAY: Angel: (Heb. mǎlāḵ; Gr. angelos)

Angel: (Heb. mǎlāḵ; Gr. angelos) A supernatural spirit person who attends upon or serves as a messenger or worker for the Father and the Son. These spirit persons are far wiser and more powerful than humans, but their power and... Continue Reading →

BIBLICAL WORD OF THE DAY: Alpha and Omega: (Gr. Alpha kai Ōmega)

Alpha and Omega: (Gr. Alpha kai Ōmega) These are the names of the first and last letters of the Greek alphabet. The phrase is used three times in the book of Revelation, where it is explained as “the beginning and... Continue Reading →

BIBLICAL WORD OF THE DAY: Allegorize: (Gr. allēgoreō)

Allegorize: (Gr. allēgoreō) to express something in the form of an allegory, to be taken figuratively and symbolically. It is often referred to as an extended metaphor. The persons and events are to be understood as representing other things and... Continue Reading →

BIBLICAL WORD OF THE DAY: Affliction; Afflicted: (Heb. ʿanah)

Affliction; Afflicted: (Heb. ʿanah) The Hebrew word means to do or be evil or bad, to treat badly, to harm, and to do wrong. The sense is to afflict distress or to cause serious harm, or to be in the... Continue Reading →

BIBLICAL WORD OF THE DAY: Adversaries: (Heb. tsarim)

Adversaries: (Heb. tsarim) An enemy, foe, adversary, opponent or oppressor, i.e., a personal enemy, who is in a state of open hostility or conflict. – Gen. 14:20; Num. 10:9; Ezra 4:1; Ps 44:5, 7.   1,000 FREE BLOG ARTICLES AND... Continue Reading →

BIBLICAL WORD OF THE DAY: Adoption: (Gr. huiothesia)

Adoption: (Gr. huiothesia) The Greek noun is a legal term that literally means “adoption as son,” which means to take or accept a son or daughter who is not naturally such by relationship, including complete inheritance rights. The apostle Paul... Continue Reading →

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