Monthly Archives: August 2015

Two Brief Word Studies

In the Gospel of Mark, one of the most noticed characteristics is Mark’s use of the term “immediately.” It is found 36 times in the English Revised Version as a translation of the Greek word euthus, which is found 42 … Continue reading

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Being inclusive like Jesus

In our day, when divisiveness is coming to be considered a virtue, we face a difficult challenge. Some people relate to others by emphasizing the differences between them while other people relate by emphasizing the commonalities. I suppose there is … Continue reading

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Word Study: Grace, Joy, Thanksgiving, Gift

My wife’s name is Charlot, though she normally goes by Char. The name has roots extending through French back to Latin — but the Romans found it in ancient Greek. As the root of several words, “char” has a variety … Continue reading

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