Bible Word of the Day: Symphoneo

From Matthew 18:19 –

συμφωνέω (symphōneō): fit (in) with, match (with), agree with; fit together; match in sound; be in agreement, in harmony,; be of one mind, . . . → Read More: Bible Word of the Day: Symphoneo

Being Green Isn’t Just Trendy, It’s Social Justice

Everything is trying to be green these days. Visit any product website, take a stroll down the aisle at your local store, or glance at an ad, and chances are, there are a bunch of things touted as environmentally friendly. Especially in San Francisco, there’s a lot of movement to reduce consumption, understand your carbon footprint, . . . → Read More: Being Green Isn’t Just Trendy, It’s Social Justice

Woohoo! Logos Adds Highlighting to the iPhone

I’ve been waiting for this ever since they released Logos Bible Software for iOS – highlighting and notes are now available on the mobile app! And better yet, it fully synchronizes with the Desktop app. Awesome.

Logos 2.0.1 . . . → Read More: Woohoo! Logos Adds Highlighting to the iPhone

Jesus and the Guts of Compassion

In my Bible reading yesterday morning, I came across one of my favorite passages in the Scriptures, Matthew 9:35-39. As Matthew recounts this story, he sets the context by telling his readers what Jesus was doing: (1) going everywhere he could (“all the towns and villages”), (2) teaching where they were already gathered (the synagogue), (3) . . . → Read More: Jesus and the Guts of Compassion

The Kingdom of Heaven is Near, and Stays Near

I was reading through Matthew 3:1-9 today, and came across a familiar phrase in verse 2:

“Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near” (Μετανοεῖτε· ἤγγικεν γὰρ ἡ βασιλεία τῶν οὐρανῶν.)

Interestingly, the verb translated “has come near” (ἤγγικεν) is in the perfect tense, giving the sense that the kingdom has already drawn near, and also persists . . . → Read More: The Kingdom of Heaven is Near, and Stays Near