SERVANT: eved. Masculine Noun. (Strong’s 5650). Root: עֶבֶד Sounds like: ev’ed My youngest daughter, Bridget, and I went to see "Captain Marvel" this week. I asked her what she thought of it, knowing that her keen, analytical mind, would have something significant to say. After an analysis of the main and supporting characters, she announced,… Continue reading Eved: Behold My Servant
IMAGE: tselem. Masculine Noun. (Strong’s 6754). Root: צֶלֶם Sounds like: tzelem. There has been significant controversy regarding the phrase “made in God’s image”. I’m uncertain whether this blog posting will simplify the debate or bring a whole new spin to it, but perhaps focusing in on the Hebrew word for image, tselem, will, at the very… Continue reading Tselem: Being IMAGE bearers
LOOK, SEE, PERCEIVE: chazzah. Verb. (Strong's 2372). Root: חָזָה Sounds like: khazzah! I live along the beautiful South Shore of Prince Edward Island, on the edge of the Northumberland Strait. It takes me about 30 minutes to drive to work which is in PEI’s capital city of Charlottetown. And even after almost five years of driving… Continue reading Chazzah: It’s a Vision… Look and See!
CLING: davaq. Verb. (Strong’s 1692). Root: דָּבַק Sounds like: da-vawk or da-bawk. My youngest daughter, Bridget, gives the best hugs. Although she's slight, it feels like she's as heavy as a rock as she throws her arms all the way around you and holds on tight. There's no letting go, and nothing will break the… Continue reading Davaq: Cling/Cleave/Keep Close… Hug?
WINE: yayin. Masculine Noun. (Strong’s 3196). Root: יַיִן Sounds like: yah-yeen. I have a sensitivity to alcohol and am unable to drink wine, but I'm told by many friends that there's nothing like a glass of wine after work to sooth the soul. Certainly our culture has connected wine with relaxation and decadence. The cup… Continue reading Yayin: the Wine of our Salvation