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Advent 2019 Day 19 :: Build a/the wall

    The word “wall” comes from the Old English weall & Anglian wall meaning…

Advent 2019 Day 18 :: lock him/her up

  lock-up also lockup:  “detention cell for offenders,” 1838, perhaps short for earlier lock-up house;…

Advent 2019 Day 17 :: Resist

  The word rest come from a late 14th century old french word resister meaning…

Advent 2019 Day 16 :: holiday(s)

  Less than 10 days until Christmas. There’s work to be done, and fires to…

Advent 2019 Day 15 :: exhaustion

The word exhaustion comes from the Latin work exhaustion meaning to drain out. It’s come…

Advent 2019 Day 14 :: Yeshua

Yeshua (יֵשׁוּעַ  in Hebrew) was a common alternative form of the name Joshua in later books of the Hebrew…

Blogging Towards the Third Sunday of Advent, December 15, 2019

  Isaiah 35:1-10; Luke 1:47-55; Matthew 11:2-11   In his day of national defeat by…

Advent 2019 Day 13 :: Self-sufficiency

Psalm 14 asserts Fools say in their hearts, “There is no God.” They are corrupt,…

Advent 2019 Day 12:: Despair

  In Jeremiah 18:1-12 the prophet tells a parable story of the despair among the…

Advent 2019 Day 11 :: Faith

  The original Greek word for Faith in the Second Testament is the word πίστις…