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|Format: Word Document|
Vendor: Christianity Today
|Publication Date: 2009|
Series: Christian Living Bible Study
We all say amen and hallelujah, but what s behind these familiar words?
The longer we have read Scripture, the longer we have attended church services, the longer our vocabulary of religious words has grown. But how many of these words could we actually explain or define? Some we hear only occasionally, and we think we know what they mean. Others, like amen, we use all the time. Perhaps we need to be reminded about where some of these words came from and what purpose they serve in our religious lingo.
Table of Contents
SCRIPTURE: Genesis 3:1-4; Deuteronomy 27:15 26; Isaiah 65:16; 1 Chronicles 21:1; Job 1:6 12; 2:1 7; Matthew 4:1 13; John 6:26, 32, 47, 53; Acts 2:42 44;
1 Corinthians 1:9; 2 Corinthians 9:10 13; Philippians 1:5; Revelation 3:14, 20:1 15
We usually say amen to end our prayers. What do you think it means?
What do you think of when you hear the term Satan?
Deuteronomy 27:15 26 and John 6:26, 32, 47, 53: Discuss how these usages give added meaning to the word amen.
Genesis 3:1-4: What does this verse reveal about Satan?
Sample application questions:
Does today s discussion give you a better understanding of a word you may use many times a day?
How can we be on guard against Satan?
ARTICLE FROM CHRISTIANITY TODAY
A Dozen Greek and Hebrew Words You Ought to Know, by David Neff (1991)
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