A blessing is the infusion of something with holiness, spiritual redemption, or
divine will. Contents. [hide]. 1 Etymology and Germanic ...
Ephesians 1:3 blesses God for all the blessings that He gives us in Christ, and 1
Peter 3:9 instructs us to bless those who mistreat us, because we were called to ...
Nov 12, 2012 ... One of my favorite Scripture passages is the Beatitudes in Matthew 5:1-12, where
Jesus lists what it means to be blessed. It's certainly not what ...
Nov 17, 2013 ... Galatians 3:14 makes clear that the blessing in Christ Jesus that God wants us to
receive is not material things, but the promise of the Spirit.
The word "bless" or "blessing" comes from the Old English word bledsian, based
on the Old English word for blood. It may have originally meant "to consecrate ...
May 21, 2014 ... God promises that if we will concentrate on blessing others, he'll take ... "The
Purpose Driven Church," was named one of the 100 Christian ...
Jul 26, 2011 ... In those three verses, bless/blessing/blessed is used five times. It must be an
important word. But what does it mean? Christians say things like ...
Nov 1, 1978 ... Rather (with C. A. Keller in THAT, I, 361) man's blessing God is an "expression of
praising Thankfulness" (ein lobendes Danksagen), when the ...
The power of spoken blessings comes from God, Who Himself “hath blessed us
with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ” (Ephesians 1:3).
Mar 7, 2007 ... This is one of the first examples of a blessing in the Bible. ... Christ hath
redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us: for it ...