Word Study: Worship

Word Study: WORSHIP What is “Worship” as used in Scripture?  In the New Testament, there are nine Greek words translated into English as “worship”.  However, only one is used extensively. “proskuneoo” is the word most often used and translated as...

Word Study: Forgive

Word Study: FORGIVE What is “Forgive (as well as its variations of forgiving, forgiveness, forgave, forgiven)” as used in Scripture?  What does it mean to forgive someone? What does it mean that God, in Christ, has forgiven those who trust in Christ?  What...

Word Study: Repent

Word Study: Repent What is “Repent” as used in Scripture?  In the New Testament, there are two main Greek words used:  1. The verb “metanoeoo”, translated as repent, repented;  this is the root word.  It is a compound word from “meta”, meaning...

Keep It In Context Bible Study Series: 1 Peter

1 Peter This letter is the first of 2 that the Apostle Peter writes.  Peter was considered “The Apostle to the Jews” (Galatians 2:9), whereas Paul was considered “The Apostle to the Gentiles” (Romans 11:13). On the other hand, Peter was chosen by the Holy Spirit...

Word Study: Faith

What is “Faith” as used in Scripture?  In the New Testament, the Greek word is “pistis”, and is translated as “faith” in nearly every instance.  It is derived from the Greek word “peitho”, which is translated “persuasion”. (also translated as confidence,...
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