Three Biblical Words to Know and Be Changed By (Ebenezer)

When I was growing up in church, I was confused every time we sang the phrase “Here I raise my Ebenezer” in the song Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing. Seriously, the only reference I had in my youth was Scrooge, but I knew that wasn’t the connection. Ebenezer actually means “stone of help.” In 1 … More Three Biblical Words to Know and Be Changed By (Ebenezer)

Three Biblical Words to Know and Be Changed By (Atonement)

“This is love: not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins” (1 John 4:10). To atone for means to be a sacrifice that stands in the place of another, and thus wipes out ones sins, forgiving them entirely. In this case, Christ … More Three Biblical Words to Know and Be Changed By (Atonement)