Posts Tagged ‘walk’

The Hebrew Edition

They heard the sound of the Lord God walking in the garden in the cool of the day, Genesis 3:8 NASB Walking – Walking presupposes feet. That assumption changes the picture of this verse. We imagine that God, in some physical form, is doing what we do when we walk, that is, moving on feet.…

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The Self-Help Bible

For the LORD is a sun and a shield, the LORD bestows favor and honor. No good thing does he withhold from those who walk uprightly. Psalm 84:11 ESV Walk Uprightly – The Bible is the world’s only guaranteed self-help book. There are lots of competitors, of course. Just browse any bookstore online or in…

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Singing Jesus

I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love.  Ephesians 4:1-2  ESV Walk – Can there be any doubt about Paul’s use of peripateo as a Greek…

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Steady as She Goes

I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, entreat you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling with which you have been called,  Ephesians 4:1  NASB To walk – There is little doubt about Paul’s Hebrew idiom behind this Greek word, peripatesai (from the verb paripateo).  “To walk” is the common metaphor for “living…

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Let’s Take a Walk

They set their mouths against the heavens, and their tongue struts through the earth.  Psalm 73:9 ESV Struts – Yes, we know it’s poetry, but does that explain why it sounds so odd?  Do we just dismiss the improper grammar and the misplaced imagery simply because we give Asaph poetic license?  And how would you…

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The Will to Believe

Therefore we have been buried with Him through baptism into death, in order that as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, so we too might walk in newness of life. Romans 6:4  NASB Walk – I got an email.  “It is certainly not your responsibility to help me but…

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Triathlon

“Now, Israel, what does the LORD your God require from you, but to fear the LORD your God, to walk in all His ways and to love Him, and to serve the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and to keep the LORD’s commandments and His statutes which I…

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Gloriously Hidden

Now when Abram was ninety-nine years old, YHWH appeared to Abram and said to him, “I am God Almighty, walk before Me, and be blameless.” Genesis 17:1 Walk – Oswald Chambers knew the Lord.  His insights continue to challenge believers decades after his death.  One of his great concerns was the call to humility.  As…

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The Wrong Path

This I say therefore, and affirm together with the Lord, that you walk no longer just as the Gentiles also walk, in the futility of their mind, being darkened in their understanding, excluded from the life of God, because of the ignorance that is in them, because of the hardness of their heart; Ephesians 4:17-18…

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Why Bother?

Again I said, “The thing which you are doing is not good; should you not walk in the fear of our God because of the reproach of the nations, our enemies?” Nehemiah 5:9 Walk – Nehemiah’s question is a good one.  It gives us the right perspective about walking in the ways of YHWH.  But…

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