Biblical Languages

On Keeping Your Greek and Hebrew in Ministry

I hate trying to talk while I’m in the dentist chair. It vexes me why anyone would ask me questions while drilling, scraping, or spraying my teeth. I hope they don’t expect anything more than an “uh-huh” or “huh-uh.” Recently, however, my dental hygienist asked me how long it takes me to prepare a sermon. …

On Keeping Your Greek and Hebrew in Ministry Read More »

Stealing Hearts in Hebrew

A life spent reading Scripture is a path walked between the comfort of the familiar and the challenge of the unknown. The choice between reading the Bible in translation and learning biblical languages brings this balance into view all the more sharply. We know our English translations well, often unconsciously committing to heart their cadences …

Stealing Hearts in Hebrew Read More »

Ἡ Ἐκκλησία “The Church”

In New Testament times a good number of Classical Greek words took on a new semantic dimension. One example is the word ἐκκλησία [eklisia] “church.” This article focuses on a revelation that begins to unfold with Jesus’ utterance of the word ἐκκλησία and which is later portrayed by Paul as “the Body of Christ.” Here …

Ἡ Ἐκκλησία “The Church” Read More »

Get the latest news and updates from BibleMesh