PREVAIL: gabar. Verb. (Strong's 1396). Root: גָּבַר Sounds like: ga-Bar/ga-Var The dictionary indicates that to prevail means to be victorious… or at the very least, more powerful than your opposition. Basically, it’s a big “I WIN!!” We play board games at our house… it’s family time… a way we can all connect together in our… Continue reading Gabar: PREVAIL (The Big Win!)
Bearing GOOD NEWS/TIDINGS: basar/vasar. Verb. (Strong’s 1319). Root: בָּשַׂר Sounds like: bahsar Isaiah 40:8-9 The grass withers, the flower fades, but the word of our God stands forever. Get yourself up on a high mountain, O Zion, bearer of good news [m-vassehret], lift up your voice mightily, O Jerusalem, bearer of good news [m-vassehret]; lift… Continue reading Basar: Proclaimers of GOOD NEWS!
BURDEN/oracle/load: Massa. Masculine noun. (Strong’s 4853). Root: מַשָּׂא Sounds like: mas'saw This week we remember the men and women who put their lives at risk in days of war. Many did not return home. My great uncle, John Allan Fisher, was a Sergeant in the Royal Canadian Air Force. He did not make it home… Continue reading Massa: The BURDEN of Bad News
THE THIRD DAY: Yom ha-sh’lishi. Hebraic script: י֥וֹם שְׁלִישִֽׁי (yom sh'lishi). Sounds like: yohm ha-sh'lishi. For the first time I have decided to tackle a phrase rather than a single word. I don't like to make exceptions, but I think this phrase warrants great consideration. If you identify as a Christian, or as a Messianic Jew,… Continue reading Yom ha-sh’lishi: The THIRD DAY