Samak: SUSTAINED by the Hand

SUSTAIN/UPHOLD: samak. Verb. (Strong’s 5564).  Root:  סָמַךְ Sounds like: saw-mawk.  Psalm 54:4 Behold, God is my helper; the Lord is the sustainer of my soul. [Hinneh Elohim otzer; Adonai b-som’keh naph’shi]. The word Sustain means to keep alive, but it’s more than that; it’s also giving physical and emotional support. It's sustaining something so it… Continue reading Samak: SUSTAINED by the Hand

Yashar: Leading the UPRIGHT Home

UPRIGHT/RIGHT/STRAIGHT: yashar. (Strong's 3477 (adjective), yosher  3476 (masculine noun)). Root: יָשָׁר Sounds like: yaw-shawr. There are all sorts of titles attributed to God in the scriptures, but there is one that very few people think of... YHWH is our Yashar: Isaiah 26:4, 7b-9 “Trust in YHWH forever, for in Yah-YHWH, we have an everlasting Rock… … Continue reading Yashar: Leading the UPRIGHT Home

Shaddai: Defining the ALMIGHTY

ALMIGHTY: Shaddai. Masculine noun. (Strong’s 7706). Root: שַׁדַּי Sounds like: sha'dah-eye. I think it's fair to say that most of us have heard the term God Almighty, but we've never actually thought about what the word Almighty actually means. You may be surprised to find out that it is connected to the word shadad, a verb… Continue reading Shaddai: Defining the ALMIGHTY

Shama: HEAR the Word

TO HEAR/LISTEN: shama/shema. Verb feminine & Verb masculine. (Strong’s 8085). Root: שָׁמַע Sounds like: shaw-mah.  If you’ve been blessed with hearing, (and not all of us have), you've been blessed with a phenomenal gift that is often take for granted: having ears to hear. I’m frequently surprised at what I can hear. From two rooms… Continue reading Shama: HEAR the Word