Agape, storge, and eros. A video by the Bible Project invites us to look at a Hebrew word for love and what it can teach us about how we are to act. The examples we are given in the Bible of this word being used include a wide range of relationships.
I have shown slides of Israel to many audiences. Each time I do it a little differently, but I like to keep some things the same. This is my second favorite slide because by breaking up the presentation with some comic relief I am able to show more slides than I otherwise could.
My favorite slide is a picture of the floor. You will not see it in any travel brochure, but I consider it the most important slide I have ever taken. The floor is made of tiny colored stones, called mosaic tiles. The stones vary in color and have been pain-stakingly assembled to form a pattern.
The pattern spells out words in Hebrew. The words comes from the Old Testament. The stones are naturally colored, not painted. This means that the Bible verses they spell will never fade away.
Perhaps now you are starting to realize why I consider this slide to be so important. One or maybe several people dedicated so many careful hours to assemble the tiny stones in order to spell out, letter-for-letter, some words that we find in our Old Testament lessons for today the ones set in bold print: The sons of Noah: Shem, Ham and Japheth.
To this day he has been unwilling to destroy them or banish them from his presence. Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael and Azariah. The chief official gave them new names: Why would someone spend so much time carefully spelling it, word-for-word, into a mosaic floor?
If it was up to me, I would have chosen Psalm What verse would you chose?
Whatever our preferences are, the Jewish people who made the mosaic floor for their synagogue chose some verses that list a bunch of hard-to-pronounce names: Mahalalel and Methuselah; and later on:How to Write Hebrew By John J.
Parsons. I would like to thank John J.
Parsons who has designed these handwriting helps. They have been excerpted from his web site Hebrew4Christians with his permission. If you have not already visited his web site I highly recommend it for furthering your Hebrew .
When we think of love in the Bible, we often think of the Greek words mentioned in the New Testament: Agape, storge, and eros. A video by the Bible Project invites us to look at a Hebrew word for love and what it can teach us about how we are to act.
In Hebrew, like any language, you can pronounce / write any English word phonetically. Please do not send requests on phonetic translations. The database is for Hebrew names not phonetic translations.
5 Great Greek Words to Pray. In whatever language you pray, a few Greek words from the Bible can deepen your prayer life. Read More: 5 Hebrew Words to Pray.
3) Dunamis Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and your plans will succeed.
Share This Slide. Proverbs In his heart a man plans his course, but the Lord determines his steps. Agape (Ancient Greek ἀγάπη, agápē) is "love: the highest form of love, charity; the love of God for man and of man for God." Agape embraces a universal, unconditional love that transcends, that serves regardless of circumstances.
The “love” in this verse is agape love. It’s not the usual sort of philia love. It’s the selfless, But if you don’t know Greek or Hebrew, and you don’t have the opportunity to learn them, you’ll do just fine. The Lord provided intelligent translators to write excellent translations of .