Buckler

“He shall cover you with His feathers, And under His wings you shall take refuge; His truth shall be your shield and buckler.”Psalm 91:4 WHAT IT MEANS… Buckler is the Old Testament word magen. It means shield or defense. Shields were generally portable. Some covered the whole body. All covered vital organs.…

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Bright & Morning Star

We live in a world full of darkness and despair. Our circumstances often feel like they’re going to last a lifetime. We grope the air searching for something that will steady our hearts.

But nothing changes until the light shows up. And when it does, everything changes. Even us.

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Blessed and Only Potentate

WHAT IT MEANS… Blessed is the Greek word makarios. It means supremely blessed, happy. It also means consecrated, divine, holy, venerated. It is used frequently in Scripture. The word Potentate, however, is only used one time in Scripture. It comes from the Greek word dynastēs, which is used only 3…

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Beloved

“While he was still speaking, a bright cloud overshadowed them, and behold, a voice out of the cloud said, ‘This is My beloved Son, with whom I am well-pleased; listen to Him!’”Matthew 17:5 WHAT IT MEANS… Used both in the Hebrew and in the Greek, the word beloved is attributed…

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Author and Perfecter of Our Faith

WHAT IT MEANS… Author is archēgos in the Greek. It carries the meaning of Prince, Chief Leader, Captain. It’s found in Acts 3:15, Acts 5:31 as Prince and in Hebrews 2:10 as Captain or Perfect Leader. Finisher is the Greek word teleiōtēs which means Completer, Perfecter. It is the only time this…

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