Wednesday Word Study – Law

November 2, 2011
 Law 

 

Transliteration: nomos
Phonetic Spelling:
(nom’-os)
Short Definition:
a law, the Mosaic Law
Definition: usage, custom, law; in NT: of law in general, plur: of divine laws; of a force or influence impelling to action; of the Mosaic law; meton: of the books which contain the law, the Pentateuch, the Old Testament scriptures in general.

 

3551 nómoslaw. 3551 (nómos) is used of: a) the Law (Scripture), with emphasis on the first five books of Scripture; or b) any system of religious thinking (theology), especially when nomos occurs without the Greek definite article.

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Monday Meditations – Hebrews 8:10

October 31, 2011

Today’s Meditation Verse:

 

Hebrews 8:10

10) FOR THIS IS THE COVENANT THAT I WILL MAKE WITH THE HOUSE OF ISRAEL

AFTER THOSE DAYS, SAYS THE LORD:

I WILL PUT MY LAWS INTO THEIR MINDS,

AND I WILL WRITE THEM ON THEIR HEARTS.

AND I WILL BE THEIR GOD,

AND THEY SHALL BE MY PEOPLE.

 

I love this verse.  Here the author is talking to the Hebrews.  He is talking to the people who have made a life of living by the law.  Thousands and thousands of laws.  Their entire life from the time they were tiny children to old age was continual law indoctrination.  Because that was what God had told them to do.

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