Category: Meaning

This sub-category of God’s Word contains posts relating to the meaning of something, specifically, like a word in Scripture, etc.

Words and Hearts: On a Cliff Edge or Plummeting Down the Mountain?

It was nearing the end of the season. A snow storm was coming toward California, and the time was now. Alex Honnold (Free Solo climber and the first person to climb Yosemite’s El Capitan without a safety rope) and Emily Harrington (five-time US Sport-Climbing… Continue Reading “Words and Hearts: On a Cliff Edge or Plummeting Down the Mountain?”

Rejoice! God’s with You!

This season’s looked different for us. From my going down again off and on (mostly on) for a couple weeks, affecting our plans to get together with my side of the family for Thanksgiving; to both of our kids having jobs, now, and seeing… Continue Reading “Rejoice! God’s with You!”

Grumbling: A Heart Issue

It’s usually associated with mumbling under our breath, disgruntled words or sounds, and a sense of visible (and, I’d say, audible) displeasure. I’ve been before the LORD the last couple weeks with this topic (check out the last post for more), and He’s pressing… Continue Reading “Grumbling: A Heart Issue”

How Do I Rise Like an Eagle?

If you’ve graduated high school, do you remember your class colors or motto? I remember our colors, but, sadly, not our motto. I DO remember our class verse, which we also picked out at a Christian school: “But those who wait for the LORD… Continue Reading “How Do I Rise Like an Eagle?”

A Sensitive Subject–Is “Love” and Reciprocation the Basis for a Healthy Relationship?

A Bucknell University survey of individuals mostly in their early twenties focused “on how men and women react to relationship situations,…both [men and women] felt that a partner whose love wasn’t equal to their own was worse than unequal sexual attraction…Emotional commitment and sex… Continue Reading “A Sensitive Subject–Is “Love” and Reciprocation the Basis for a Healthy Relationship?”

Love: A Sensitive Subject–What Does “Homosexual” Refer to in 1 Corinthians 6:9?

I’m sure you’ve noticed–There are a LOT of words in the Bible that we don’t use in our typical conversations. I tend to call them “church words.” You know…the ones we act like we know (and we do have an idea, sometimes), because we’ve… Continue Reading “Love: A Sensitive Subject–What Does “Homosexual” Refer to in 1 Corinthians 6:9?”

LOVE–Am I Responsible for My Sexual Orientation?

I’ve seen and heard the phrase, “Love is love,” a lot. You, probably, have, too. According to the Urban Dictionary, which is a web site where people, via the internet, weigh in on slang words and phrases, “Love is love,” is said to mean:… Continue Reading “LOVE–Am I Responsible for My Sexual Orientation?”