Item description for Holy Words: What Do They Mean?: Key Words of Faith by David P. Rebeck...
Overview The meaning of some church words is often taken for granted. We assume, for example, that everyone knows what HOLY or GLORY or SIN mean. But when we explore the history of these words we uncover a new depth of understanding. Preachers and lay leaders will find this resource helpful in their sermon preparation and Bible study. The index lists over 130 of the most frequently used words, numbers and phrases which have special significance in the biblical and religious writings. Some examples are: amen, benediction, clergy, Eucharist, kyrie, love, Yahweh, and numbers such as 1, 3, 4, 10, 40, and 70 X 7. An accompanying eight-lesson guide will help the user conduct a fascinating group study.
Publishers Description The meaning and significance of the Christian faith are diminished when its key words are not understood. Christians have a special vocabulary of holy words, but often have difficulty explaining what those words mean. As a result, blessings of understanding and spiritual comfort are less than full. This book is designed to help Christians express and appreciate the most important of faith's Holy Words.We assume, for example, that everyone knows what holy or glory or sin mean. But when we explore the history of these words we uncover a new depth of understanding. Preachers and lay leaders will find this resource helpful in their sermon preparation and Bible study.The index lists over 130 frequently used words, numbers, and phrases which have special significance in biblical and religious writings. Some examples are: amen, benediction, clergy, devil, Eucharist, kyrie, love, Yahweh; and numbers such as 1, 3, 4, 7, 10, 40, and 70 x 7. Also included is an eight-lesson guide that will help users conduct a fascinating group study.
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Studio: CSS Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.35" Width: 5.41" Height: 0.24" Weight: 0.29 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 1998
Publisher CSS Publishing Company
ISBN 0788011863 ISBN13 9780788011863
Availability 0 units.
More About David P. Rebeck
Rebeck has been a parish pastor for 17 years, serving churches in Ohio, Iowa, and Minnesota.