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Wednesday, October 30, 2013


Paul had a large vocabulary, so sometimes he uses words with which you may be unfamiliar.  This weekly series attempts to help by highlighting potentially unfamiliar terminology.  If there are additional words you need help with, please e-mail the coaches.

Romans 8 Vocabulary:

Abba:  An intimate Aramaic term for "father", like "Daddy" in modern English.

Heirs:  Those who will receive/have received an inheritance.

Futility:    Ineffectiveness, powerlessness, not being used for its intended purpose.

Bondage:  Being enslaved or imprisoned.

Corruption:  Rot, losing ones good nature.

Firstfruits:  The first harvest from a field, orchard, or vineyard, often given to God as an offering of thanks

Redemption:  Being bought back at a price

Foreknew:  Had knowledge of before it came to happened.  Future knowledge.

Predestined:  Set for a particular future end.

Conformed:  Being made like someone or something else.

Intercedes:  Acts an an intermediary, intervene on behalf of someone else.