“Thing” is now a Thing: What do recent changes to the English dictionary tells us about the meaning of Biblical words?
So how do you figure out what a biblical word means? Drop the word studies, the linguistic magic acts, the etymological rigmarole, and just look it up in a decent lexicon.
Interpreting, preaching, and teaching through books like Revelation, Zechariah, Ezekiel, and the latter half of Daniel can be a bit intimidating. There are some great technical resources out there for better understanding these apocalyptic...
The OT sacrificial system is a constant reminder that we are not, in fact, “all right.” In fact, as an OT saint approaches the tabernacle, the ceremonial law vividly, repeatedly, and consistently proclaims “you’re not welcome here.” Or, more accurately, “come, but not to close.”