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https://youtu.be/9xd9TwzowDw A break to consider Psalm 95 and Hebrew poetry. For more information on the Biblical Worldview Conference and to register, click here: http://flc-sa.org/biblical-worldview-conference/ Around the Word Devotions (http://www.whatdoesthismean.org/devotions.html) Rightly Divided Daily Meditation Blog (https://rightlydividedbible.wordpress.com/) Hope Lutheran Church (www.hope-aurora.org) Table Talk Radio (www.tabletalkradio.org) Questions about the Lutheran Ninja Clan and WEtv’s goals? Watch this video: […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry… The post Grappling: Psalm 95 appeared first on Worldview Everlasting.
A running commentary on life, death, the world, the Church, and what the Bible says God thinks about it all. God might be weary with our sin, but that didn’t stop him from burning the dross in the crucible of Jesus. Questions about the Lutheran Ninja Clan and WEtv’s goals? Watch this video: https://youtu.be/wzVJ0CPh9JI or […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry… The post Daily Fix: Hebrew Tuesday! appeared first on Worldview Everlasting.
Dear WE: I am taking an introductory Hebrew course. The first chapter teaches vocabulary and grammar using Genesis 1. I learned that in Hebrew, the word “spirit” can be either feminine or masculine. In Genesis 1:2, “Spirit” is a feminine noun and the associated verb “hovered” is conjugated in the feminine form. What does this mean? Is there any commentary on this by church fathers or Lutheran theologians? Thanks, J. J: Great question! Quite often the gender of a word in Hebrew has absolutely nothing to do with whether the thing is actually male or female. Participles and verbs in general must agree with their subject in gender of the word (which again, does not necessarily have anything to do . . . Read All
When I was first learning the Biblical languages, I found a great deal of encouragement in Luther’s words: ”In proportion then as we value the gospel, let us zealously hold to the languages. For it was not without purpose that God caused his Scriptures to be set down in these two languages alone—the Old Testament in Hebrew, the New in Greek. Now if God did not despise them but chose them above all others for his word, then we too ought to honor them above all others.” Naturally, the devil puts a great deal of effort into attacking God’s Word. If he can’t convince us to question the authority, inspiration, and accuracy of Scripture, he’ll do what he can . . . Read All