Rechem: Womb (Strong’s 7358) As we near the Christmas season it seems fitting that we look at the Hebrew word rechem, meaning womb. Yeshua comes to earth through Mary’s womb. As we noted last week, the Hebrew word compassion and the Hebrew word womb share the same three letter root רחם. Interesting that compassion is… Continue reading Womb: Creation Compassion
Racham: Mercy/Compassion. Stong’s 7355 & 7356 Root: רָחַם resh/chet/mem (raw-kham) Compassion is one of those human qualities that we admire and celebrate. It's a hugely emotional word. Our feelings are stirred by the tiniest bird with a broken wing, a child without a friend, a famished stray kitten, an elderly man who can't remember his… Continue reading Racham: A touch of COMPASSION
Emunah- אֱמוּנָה Faithfulness (Strong’s 530) Emun- אֵמֻן Faithful (Strong’s 529) Hebrew 3 letter root: אָמַן -aman The dictionary tells us that faith is the complete trust or confidence in someone or something. Biblically it’s a complete trust in YHWH God. Even the word “Amen” comes out of the Hebrew root word for faith- aman- meaning… Continue reading Faithfulness: It’s a relationship word
Mishpat מִשְׁפָּט- Judgement/Justice (Strong’s 4941) Hebrew 3 letter root: שָׁפַט (shin-pey-tet)- to judge-to govern (Strong’s 8199) Would you say justice and judgement are two separate words? In Hebrew they are one and the same; they are mishpat. Why does judgement seems harsh and unforgiving? Why does justice seem like a positive, inclusive, aspect of a… Continue reading Justice/Judgement: it’s not about vengeance; it’s about love!