Quote #69 – Jude

Now to Him who is able to keep you from stumbling and to present you blameless before the presence of His glory with great joy, to the only God, our Savior, through Jesus Christ our Lord, be glory, majesty, dominion, and authority, before all time and now and forever. Amen.Jude 24 to 25

Pentecost

Merriam-Webster.com Definition of Pentecost  1: SHAVUOT: a Jewish holiday observed on the sixth of Sivan and by Orthodox and Conservative Jews in the Diaspora also on the seventh of Sivan in commemoration of the revelation of the Ten Commandments at Mt. Sinai — called also Pentecost 2: a Christian feast on the seventh Sunday after Easter commemorating the descent of … Continue reading Pentecost

Hebrew Tidbit #10 – Aramaic Compared to Hebrew

Hebrew and Aramaic are languages that are both part of the Semitic line of languages. Aramaic uses the same alphabet as Hebrew does. A key difference is certain characters in words found in Hebrew are shifted to different characters (ex. ז becomes ד). This means זהב would become דהב. Another difference is that the definite … Continue reading Hebrew Tidbit #10 – Aramaic Compared to Hebrew

Arminian

Merriam-Webster.com : of or relating to Arminius or his doctrines opposing the absolute predestination of strict Calvinism and maintaining the possibility of salvation for all likewise definition for arminianism Etymonline.com Arminian (adj.) 1610s in reference to a Protestant sect, from Arminius, Latinized form of the name of James Harmensen (1560-1609), Dutch Protestant theologian who opposed Calvin, especially on the question of … Continue reading Arminian

Recapitulate and Recapitulation

I specifically put both terms in the title as they are each so common but with the differing ending have slightly different situational use. Merriam-Webster.com transitive verb 1: to retell or restate briefly : SUMMARIZE recapitulate the main points of an argument. He is best when commenting on the words of others; he is worst when attempting to recapitulate the history … Continue reading Recapitulate and Recapitulation

Hebrew Tidbit #9 – Hebrew and Aramaic

The two predominant languages of original writing for the Scriptures were Hebrew and Koine Greek. However, Aramaic was also an original language but to certain parts of the biblical text (primarily Daniel and Ezra) and it is the Aramaic translation of the Scriptures that Christ was quoting in Mark 15:34 (“Eloi, Eloi, lema sabachthani?”).