Revisiting Righteousness

Righteousness is one of those "religious" words that people don't know what to do with. Many people associate it with being self-righteous, a person who looks down on others. Others think that the word righteous describes people who are morally and ethically superior. But neither of these definitions are how YHWH sees His people. YHWH… Continue reading Revisiting Righteousness

Ramah: The Net of DECEIT

DECEIT: ramah, verb (7411); mir’mah, feminine noun (4820); r’miyah, feminine noun (7423).  Root: רמה Sounds like: rah'mah “In a time of universal deceit, speaking truth to power is a revolutionary act.” These words have been attributed to George Orwell but could rightly be said of many of the prophets in the Bible. It also accurately… Continue reading Ramah: The Net of DECEIT

Revisiting WOMB

Womb is a powerful metaphor. It is a place from which bursts forth life or death. In the Psalms (110:3) we are given a beautiful pictorial image of a sunrise, describing it as the womb of the dawn, when the sun bursts forth, giving birth to a new day. In Jonah (2:2) we see a… Continue reading Revisiting WOMB

Padah/Kopher: Paying the RANSOM

RANSOMED- padah (Strong's 6299, 6302, 6304, 6306); kopher (Strong's 3724). Root: פדה (padah) Root: כפר (kopher) Sounds like: paw'dah and koh'fehr Today is my oldest daughter's 18th birthday. Grace Anwen has been an incredible gift in my life. I love her beyond description, and I would lay down my life for her and her sister.… Continue reading Padah/Kopher: Paying the RANSOM