The New Testament contains over 5,000 unique Greek words. Of these, some are used repeatedly throughout the text and carry deep significance to our Christian life. In this study, we will look at some of the most important of these. For each word we will consider its modern definitions, iconic quotes from famous historical figures, how the word was used in the original culture and throughout the New Testament, and selected message quotes from the works of God’s servants in church history.
The word “church” is used hundreds of times in the New Testament. But what did “church” mean in the Greek culture of the writers of the New Testament?
The Greek word of remembrance (1 Corinthians 11:24-25) is anamnesis, which means to repetitiously recollect and remember someone or something in a renewing way. Apostle Paul used its family words […]
To help us further understand the meaning of “church”, we will look at what three great historical minds–Francis Bacon, Benjamin Franklin, and C. S. Lewis–have said about it.
In this series we take key words from the New Testament and study their meaning through several lenses: dictionaries, famous quotes, contemporary Greek culture, and according to the Bible itself. […]
What does the Bible tell us about God, about who He is, and about His desire?
We continue to consider the Greek word for “God,” theos, by looking at the hidden meanings of the word as it would have been understood to a first-century Greek.
I really enjoy reading the quotable quotes by renowned people in the world, to find how from their own background, their belief, their living, their experiences and their careers and achievements have shaped their concept of various topics. Here I would like to share some of my favorite quotes on “God” with you.